I’m on the road. Again. Marleen and I flew to visit our son in Omaha. But, because she’s not a fan of long road trips-and I still am-I rented a car and took a circuitous, sentimental journey back to Denver.
On the way, I listened to hours of recorded books: one of the pleasures of road trips for me. One was The Conservative Mind by Russell Kirk. The other was The Heart of the Matter, a novel by Englishman Graham Greene, considered by many to be one of the best writers of the 20th century. More later.
My first destination was the far south east corner of North Dakota. It’s where my mom grew up during the Great Depression in a small farm house with her parents and six siblings. … More I. The Communion Of Saints.
Is “Madame” a French nothing burger of a movie? Or is something more happening here? … More “Madame”: God In The Box.
As it was for Jesus, it’s not if we follow someone. It’s who. … More The Feast Of John The Baptist.
It’s the journey, not the destination. But, it’s about time that I gave my sister, Linda, her due. … More There I Go. Part II.
Get off I-70! Get off I-25! Get on to the back roads of this beautiful state! … More Here I Am. Part I.
Some of the reasons why you should make the trip to Greece, one of the fonts of our glorious Western heritage. … More It’s All Greek To Me. Part I.
Will we allow political correctness to prevent us from even discussing, and perhaps solving, some of our most pressing problems? … More My Name In Bright Lights
Is it time to do something about school shootings? Absolutely. But it’s more important that we do the right thing. Rather than just anything. … More Just So Sad . . .
Why have we been fighting countless, endless wars in the Middle East? To make the world safe for Israel. … More A War Like All Others.
I’m grateful for one thing about our Amway experience: it didn’t kill us. … More Showin’ The Plan