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Posts in category “A Sense of Place”

What I’m Grateful for this Advent

My Orthodox mission church in Louisiana, and the Benedictine monastery in Norcia

Posted December 18th, 2014

Affluent Yankees Demand Cuba Classic

The ‘Times Square was better with pornos and druggies’ crowd whines about the opening of Cuba

Posted December 18th, 2014

A Radical + Traditionalist Bromance

Why the socialist Russell Arben Fox admires the traditionalist Caleb Stegall

Posted December 12th, 2014

The Promise & the Peril of Home

A conversation with James K.A. Smith about Dante, the Little Way, and going home

Posted November 7th, 2014

Happy Jack

Saying goodbye to a friend in the Orthodox way

Posted November 4th, 2014

The Length of Our Days

It’s half past three in the morning, and I have just returned …

Posted November 4th, 2014

Norcia

In St. Benedict’s hometown, high in the hills of Umbria

Posted October 8th, 2014

Surprising Ravenna

The town where the Western Roman Empire died has unexpected charms

Posted October 8th, 2014

The Unbought Grace of Siena

Beauty and wonder in a medieval Tuscan city — an a meal for the ages.

Posted October 3rd, 2014

Get Thee Behind Me, Forese Donati

Eating steak in Dante’s town

Posted October 1st, 2014

Faithful Ginger

“Who is that dog at the back door?” I asked Julie this …

Posted August 25th, 2014

Missing California’s Water As Its Wells Run Dry

A friend who just moved from southern California to Dallas said his …

Posted August 18th, 2014

Nigeria & Louisiana: Poor & Corrupt — But Happier Than Where You Live

Tim Urban spent 10 days in Nigeria and writes about what he …

Posted August 13th, 2014

Migration To Flyover Country

The NYT had a piece yesterday about how people are leaving the …

Posted August 5th, 2014

You May Never Get To Texas…

… so I’m going to bring a little bit of Texas to …

Posted August 2nd, 2014

Old Home, New Home

  So, that was the view from my front porch on Friday. …

Posted July 27th, 2014

Clinging To Guns, Religion, Conservatism — And Happiness

Louisiana is the happiest state, and the South is the happiest region. …

Posted July 21st, 2014