Ruth Schmitt gets well-deserved recognition at Creative Loafing’s Fresh Loaf blog. Profile: Ruth Schmitt, war protester briefly explains her background and her participation in six and a half years of anti-war protest at Colony Square. She’s a friend and fellow parishioner at North Decatur Presbyterian Church. Go, Ruth! Thanks to CL for the pic.
Looking at these pictures, I’m choking up. So much joy, so much possibility, so much at stake.
Rosa sat so Martin could walk Martin walked so Obama could run Obama ran so our children could fly. Wow.
I’ve got more to tell, and show, about the trip I took to New Orleans last month with some folks from my church. We worked on a house, mudding and sanding drywall, painting the porch, and more. We stayed at Olive Tree Village, formerly a church and now a center for housing volunteer work crews […]
I sent Stefan “a link to David Foster Wallace’s introduction to the 2007 edition of Best American Essays. I have enjoyed his magazine pieces, and own two of his books, so I sent the link unread with a promise to him to come back to it later. Stef sent back a grumpy rant about the […]
The AARP Magazine has posted 50 Things You Need to Know by 50 I’ve got some time before I need to know this, but it’s never too soon to start studying for the exam.
I have my hosting for this site and some others at Textdrive, which has an active, informative, and entertaining forum. I’ve learned a lot there about hosting web sites from the generous and talented people, customers and employees, that post there. It is a real community. I particularly enjoy the off-topic area known ast Textdrivel, […]
Just a moment to wish all a Happy New Year for 2007. Many changes and new things are coming for me and my family, and I wish us and you the strength and wisdom to meet what comes with equanimity and even joy. Embrace it when you can, tolerate it when you need to, endure […]
I had seen several links to this Russell Davies post on PopUrls, and finally followed it. I may make this my home page, it’s so good and inspiring. Before following the link, I expected a guide to being interesting, but it’s really about being interested – ten suggestions for living in a more engaged and […]