Searching Webster’s for the Modern Diet

This week's post marks number 30 since I started The White Whale, and it's a guest writer, Greg Back, who is an avid writer and teacher. He's also my cousin-in-law. In fact, we were both married in the same church on Spring Hill in Wyalusing. I hope you enjoy his playful look at language and the modern diet.

Cross Lake

Jack didn’t know where Billy was leading him, but had promised not to ask questions. They were deep in the woods now, off the hard road north of town. The falling snow covered the ground. “It’s only a little farther,” Billy said. When he finally stopped, Billy knelt beside a lump in the snow and …