Author Archives: Eve Hermanson Donlan

Bob Markworth’s Amazing Theatre Organ

“You have to see this to believe it,” my friend told me. “It’s a restored theatre organ in someone’s home, but it looks like something out of science fiction.” We walked around the landscaped back of the tidy Northwest Omaha … Continue reading

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You Rocked the School House, Brad Paisley!

Dear Brad, Thanks for the happy ending. A lot of enthusiasm and good will went into a video of our kids appealing to you to visit Field Club Elementary. We were delighted with your courteous response, inviting everyone to your … Continue reading

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Hey, Brad Paisley: Welcome to the Future!

Dear Brad, You don’t know me, and until last week, I didn’t know much about you either, but now as I write, I’m humming “Welcome to the Future.” I work at Field Club Elementary School in Omaha, Nebraska. You know, … Continue reading

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Occam’s Razor and the Dullness of Buns

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Bird Luck

“I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.” Franklin Delano Roosevelt When the kids were young, we had two parakeets, a yellow one and a … Continue reading

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Bud Shaw, MD: Last Night in the OR

I first met Bud at a gathering of writers, where he was introduced to me as the “boyfriend” of my novelist friend, Becca. Imagine my surprise to later learn that he’s an internationally renowned transplant surgeon.  Dr. Shaw founded the … Continue reading

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Call It a Moment of Clarity: A Villanelle

Another piece on the passage of time. I got the idea from a short story I once read about a woman who regretted missing her child’s first school play. Instead she spent the day watching the clock, waiting in a … Continue reading

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