Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “A Sense of Place”

Siena’s Glory

Yes, the agony of defeat — but the profound beauty of life, too

Posted July 2nd, 2015

Contrade & the Common Good

The problems and blessings of particularity

Posted July 2nd, 2015

Onda, Baby

In which I pick a contrada to back at the Palio

Posted June 30th, 2015

Cooking St. Catherine’s Goose

That time the Sienese saint failed her contrada

Posted June 30th, 2015

From Siena’s Palio

It’s the Kentucky Derby by way of Mardi Gras

Posted June 29th, 2015

The Christ-Haunted Drugstore

Flannery O’Connor and the cash-register prophecy

Posted June 18th, 2015

Thirty Years Since Finding Our Tribe

After three decades, classmates gather at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts

Posted June 14th, 2015

Twilight in the Garden of Gin Fizzes

A view from our Love in the Ruins cocktail party at Walker Percy Weekend

Posted June 10th, 2015

The Remains of the Weekend

Four hundred of Walker Percy’s friends came to town the other day

Posted June 8th, 2015

It’s Walker Percy Weekend!

Old friends and good times in the ruins of a Louisiana plantation

Posted June 6th, 2015

View From Your Walker Percy Weekend

Welcome to WPW 2015. Abandon all despair ye who enter here, and grab yourself a gin fizz

Posted June 5th, 2015

The Dreheriest Summer Day Yet

Berdyaev and Boulevard beer, naturellement

Posted May 30th, 2015

Walker Percy Tee Shirts

Buy now if you want to guarantee yours

Posted May 13th, 2015

Goodbye Phoenix, It Was Great

Postcards from the desert

Posted May 9th, 2015

Dallas Diary

Random thoughts from a roadtrip to DFW

Posted April 30th, 2015

Walker Percy Weekend T-shirts for Sale

A one-of-a-kind t-shirt featuring Walker Percy’s signature

Posted April 30th, 2015

Building Shelters Along the Pilgrim Path

Bruce Frohnen and the problem of setting down roots

Posted April 30th, 2015