Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “A Sense of Place”

Vienna Postcard

Half a day sightseeing and eating in the Austrian capital

Posted September 10th, 2019

Maria Wittner Fears Nothing

She fought the Soviets in 1956, and went to prison for her trouble.

Posted September 8th, 2019

Postcard From Austria & Switzerland

Kevin Becker’s miracle, and a visit to a Swiss family’s farm

Posted September 1st, 2019

Postcard From Kansas City

Six hours of fun, including Caravaggio, burnt ends, and a dirty beet martini

Posted August 4th, 2019

The Most Soviet Story Ever

The toilet cracked in eastern Ukraine. The solution was not at first apparent

Posted July 30th, 2019

Going To Poland

Advice for a first-time visitor who wants to know about anti-communist resistance?

Posted June 23rd, 2019

The Joy Of Blighty

From Isaac Newton to Willy Loman, the Dreher family vacation in England rolls towards its conclusion

Posted June 21st, 2019

Postcard From Cambridge

Notes from a busy day

Posted June 19th, 2019

Tea With Roger Scruton

A graced afternoon in the hills of Wiltshire

Posted June 17th, 2019

The Kafkaesque Hell Of Hedge End

Not even being caught in a National Rail loop could spoil this luminous English dad

Posted June 16th, 2019

The Owl & The Raspberry

My daughter Nora took this shot through the kitchen window (hence a …

Posted June 15th, 2019

In Search Of Tom Bombadil’s Cottage

On the value of a day spent in the English countryside

Posted June 14th, 2019

Ireland, Fatherhood, Patriotism

On the universal meaning of Michael Brendan Dougherty’s beautiful odyssey

Posted June 12th, 2019

The Wine Monk Of Andalucía

Scott Myers, a Louisiana boy making Syrah in the mountains of southern Spain

Posted June 11th, 2019

The American River Disaster

The second-order effects from the longest Mississippi River flood on record

Posted June 10th, 2019

Walker Percy Weekend 2019 Wrap

The talks, the bourbon, the fellowship — and the wasp who stung that man on his Binx Bolling

Posted June 2nd, 2019

Home From Oz

Finally got back to the Great State this evening — bone-tired, but …

Posted May 22nd, 2019