Martin Hames was a monumental teacher, a fierce advocate for education and the arts. Rarely does a person of such stature pass through our lives. ... As one of his students from 30 years back said, “He whispers in my ear every day.” (Carolyn Sloss Ratliff)
This collection contains the stories and photographs from seventy-plus friends, colleagues, students, and fellow travelers.
The memories of these moments are so vivid not just because the punch lines were so memorable, but because of Mr. Hames’s innate theatricality. He seemed to have some sense that he was starring in his own drama, one in which he just happened to mingle with the audience. (Warren St. John)