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Posts in category “A Sense of Place”

A Mighty Fortress Is Their Faith

Their monastery damaged by the earthquake, the Benedictine monks of Norcia will carry on for a time in tents outside the town walls

Posted August 26th, 2016

Mucker’s Diary

What one man saw in Livingston Parish after the water left

Posted August 18th, 2016


Loving Louisiana, giving thanks for the Red Cross and for men with boats

Posted August 14th, 2016

And So, Baton Rouge

An unwanted move, but, I think, a good one

Posted July 26th, 2016

J.D. Vance’s Straight Talk About Poverty

Massive readership of his interview indicates appreciation for honest, non-ideological talk about the problem

Posted July 25th, 2016

On Bended Knee

Sheriff Sid Gautreaux says goodbye to his fallen deputy

Posted July 25th, 2016

At The Meritocracy’s Vatican

A visit to Harvard, its churches, and its oysters

Posted July 13th, 2016

Hillbilly America: Do White Lives Matter?

A powerful new memoir uncovers an America many do not see

Posted July 11th, 2016

Eye On Downtown Dallas

Amateur photographer Richard Hill was there when the shooting started

Posted July 8th, 2016

Deep Brexit

In Britain, there is one country, but two nations

Posted July 5th, 2016

‘They Were

As the days dwindle down for our church, gratitude amid pain and loss

Posted July 3rd, 2016

Dept. of Stiff Upper … Lips

Unflappable Cambridge profs maintain ultra-Britishness

Posted July 2nd, 2016

The Mission of The Mission

What a country church can mean

Posted July 1st, 2016

The ‘Re-Traditionalization’ of Europe?

Does Brexit mean more baptisms?

Posted June 30th, 2016

Maui Wowee

View from your Maui beachfront hotel

Posted June 29th, 2016

Maui Said Hey

It was a good week, but now it’s homeward bound. Will tell …

Posted June 25th, 2016

Will You Miss Garrison Keillor?

A sense that the ‘Prairie Home Companion’ star stayed too long

Posted June 17th, 2016