Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “A Sense of Place”

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

Saving Mont Saint Michel

The French government is trying to save the island nature of the …

Posted July 17th, 2014

The Consumerization Of Human Life

I went from the Browser to read this Financial Times article about …

Posted July 12th, 2014

The Little Way Of LeBron James

The basketball superstar is going home to Cleveland. Why? He tells Sports …

Posted July 11th, 2014

The Wandergals Return

Last night I drove to the airport in New Orleans to pick …

Posted July 10th, 2014

American Exceptionalism Declining

A Pew study finds that there are fewer Americans who believe America …

Posted July 5th, 2014

Interrogate Thy Neighbor

A reader writes: I have had some new neighbors for several weeks. …

Posted June 28th, 2014

This Is Nebraska

The Mighty Favog sends this photo from Pilger, Nebraska. The photographer is …

Posted June 24th, 2014

What The Nebraska Tornadoes Did

The Mighty Favog, an Omaha blogger, has some words about the twin …

Posted June 19th, 2014

The Geography Of Ideological Partisanship

It turns out that a well-known stereotype is true: “Imagine for a …

Posted June 13th, 2014

R-Rawlins

Our Dallas friend Rawlins Gilliland, a writer, raconteur and bon vivant, stopped …

Posted June 12th, 2014

Walker Percy Weekend: See You In 2015

Just got home from a postgame analysis meeting of the Walker Percy …

Posted June 12th, 2014

The Cartography Of Spite

From a funny, mean Tumblr called Judgmental Maps. See if your city …

Posted June 12th, 2014

Media, Mystery, And The South

The Atlantic’s James Fallows and his wife Debra have been reporting lately …

Posted June 9th, 2014

Wherever You Go, There You Aren’t

Toward the end of the Walker Percy Weekend panel on a sense …

Posted June 9th, 2014

The People In My Town

And so, the festival is over. We ate like Cajun kings last …

Posted June 8th, 2014