Category: Citizenship

  • Gratitude

    Gratitude

    What are you grateful for?

  • 2018-7 When Did We See You Cold, Lord?

  • Temporary

    Temporary from the Latin temporārius and tempus, tempor meaning time, describes something that is fleeting. Our lives are temporary, although we don’t view them that way until we are staring into the abyss of our own mortality. This past month we have been starkly reminded of just how temporary life is. It can be gone in the blink […]

  • The Spartans

    I just finished reading The Spartans by Paul Carthage. If you haven’t read it, I highly recommend it. For one thing, Carthage makes them approachable. He reminds me of my high school teacher, Mr. Sullivan, who wisely thought the best way to get his group of sometimes very rowdy teenagers to engage with medieval history was to have […]

  • Recycling History

    Recycling History

    Today was beautiful. The weather was a balmy 37 degrees farenheit up from the cold of single digits just a few days ago. The light was superb; a clear day, sunny with not a cloud in the sky. A day like today makes you glad to be out in the sunshine dreaming of summer days […]

  • Comfort Food

    Comfort Food

    We just got home from dinner with the guests at the emergency homeless shelter. It was our turn to provide the main meal so we decided to make beefy mac and cheese as it was their favorite meal last year. Good comfort food on a cold, snowy day goes a long way to making someone’s […]

  • Please exercise your democratic privilege and vote on November 4th (if you are a US Citizen)