As a life-long West Coast guy, it took a few years to appreciate Eastern forests. Now, what used to seem […]
I found this article on “Election Deniers” (WaPo) both encouraging and discouraging. You might note, as I did, the similarities to […]
Saunter in the Smokies
A few images from our walk in Great Smoky Mountains National Park yesterday. Nature, History, Nature … (and a furry […]
Baldwin on Education and Freethought
The more I read James Baldwin, the more I sense he had his finger on the national and human pulse. […]
Preying or Praying?
Found this little visitor on our front porch: Mantis religiosa Mantises seem calm and peaceful, curious and almost contemplative … but […]
For many years I worked closely with people suffering from various forms of mental illness. I take the people, and […]
Life Beyond God
I posted this following the 2016 election. Same issues, questions, nonsense we face today … ok, maybe crazier today. The […]
Which Flag, Jesus?
Some seem to think they “own” the flag. Just as some think they “own” Jesus. Where would Jesus go to […]
One Nation Indivisible?
For a divided nation, it’s either a wonderful day or an awful one. Celebration on one side, and disappointment, even […]
Political Reality Check
This is a check we ought to cash … thinking long and hard about where we are. “The voters reminded […]
I chose my photograph of drops on leaves for a header image for several reasons: A symbol of the delicate […]
In our troubled world (yes, an understatement), I found the words of this Somali biologist–who just had a scorpion named […]