One of my favorite pass-times is watching TV shows on DVD. The series can be so engaging that sometimes I see myself enmeshed in the storyline to such an extent […]
An iconic movement blossomed in Parisian circles in the late 1860s. Artists like Claude Monet, Jean-Pierre Renoir and Edward Degas started to forge a new way of painting, opening a […]
There is an idea strangely attractive to the modern mind: the assumption that to believe in something is somehow inherently naïve, but to be sceptical is somehow inherently intelligent.
[this is the last of a three post series. Here’s the first and the second.] My scalp was itching. Just a bit but itchy nonetheless. I lay in bed a […]
[continuing from the last post] Two days later, the weather turned shockingly cold. I had set out on a walk with Ziva, thankful for the cool gray sky but […]
“If I had some water, I’d give you a drink!” Panting, I looked down at the grizzled man sitting on the corner. A ripped Notre Dame cap sat upon his […]
A clergy friend and I were talking over coffee recently about how being in this line of work is something of a magnet for human pain. As soon as people […]