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Posts in category “A Sense of Place”

Yankee Bigot Scared Of Chick-Fil-A

Woke Brooklyn twerp urges city dwellers to reject ‘suburban piety’ of beloved chicken purveyor

Posted April 13th, 2018

Finding Grace At Walker Percy Weekend

A poetic reverie under the live oaks in a Southern cemetery

Posted March 22nd, 2018

In Česky Krumlov

A scene from a beautiful medieval village in south Bohemia

Posted March 20th, 2018

Building The Shire

Creative minorities forming communities of joyful resistance to the Republic of Saruman

Posted March 20th, 2018

Finding Hope In Europe’s Most Atheist Country

Building the Benedict Option in the Czech Republic

Posted March 17th, 2018

Czech Brutalism

A reminder of the ugliness of socialist art

Posted March 13th, 2018

Terror In Budapest

A visit to the former headquarters of the communist secret police

Posted March 9th, 2018

Texas For The Win!

Another reason to love the Lone Star State

Posted February 28th, 2018

Is Brittany Calling You?

Le Chadoux, an organic farming ‘village’ in France, invites stakeholders to save — and transform — a family farm

Posted February 23rd, 2018

Birthday In Paris

Spending my 51st with my favorite person in my favorite city

Posted February 14th, 2018

Wendell Berry & The Benedict Option

Thesis: in a time of global agriculture, small family farms are like Dark Ages monasteries

Posted February 7th, 2018

The Walker Percy Option

A way of living in modernity for bad Catholics and fellow travelers

Posted February 7th, 2018

What Makes A Sh*thole, Anyway?

A reader parses the various threads in the controversy

Posted February 1st, 2018

French Catholic Agrarianism

French family farming is in crisis. A movement of Catholic farmers is trying to help

Posted January 31st, 2018

View From Your Table

Paris, France

Posted January 27th, 2018

Reader: ‘Senegal Is Not A Sh*thole’

Peace Corps volunteer says disillusioned PCV unfairly trashed country

Posted January 26th, 2018

Sh*tholes: It’s So Complicated

Two more stories from people who live among and/or serve the poor

Posted January 25th, 2018