Thursday Commentary
12:00 am
Thu December 29, 2011

Farm and Home

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Author and creative writing professor Philip Gerard is more likely to need a pen than a hammer in his day-to-day life.

 But every now and then, he gets the urge to be in the midst of nuts, bolts, and the nostalgic scent of sawdust that surrounded him at a hardware shop in his hometown, Farm and Home.