Sloan Meek and his music
When Sloan Meek sings, it's not like any singing you've ever heard. It's more like a moan that roughly captures the melody's dynamic movement.
The changing politics of abortion
There has been a broad and dramatic shift toward more abortion restrictions in the United States. This will almost certainly continue.
Notes from the farm
It's been too long since Christmas, and most folks wish the winter were over. But this lingering not-yet-spring is a precious time.
I went to a meeting with a friend yesterday. Many of the speakers were wry and funny, but their stories were awful.
A disruption on Maundy Thursday
As I came to the first student and his family, kneeling with outstretched hands, suddenly someone took out a phone and snapped a picture.
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