Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “A Sense of Place”

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

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