Non-fiction

American Scream

I believe in America's vast potential and in our noble founding vision and documents. But, today, we are still a troubled nation: Many of our...
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Clark Gable.

I’m still in shock. When I heard the news that Clark Gable had died. You might have heard that he was already dead, but that isn’t the Clark Gable I’...
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Cherry

Hinksey Hill Wander

It was a fresh autumn day, the air cool but green still in the leaves. We had crossed the ever-fumy A34 at the South Hinksey footbridge, and soon...

John S. Mc Cain- American Hero

Johnny, we hardly knew ye The title is in fact from that of a favored novel about the late President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. But in many ways, it...

Why Peace Will Forever Elude Us

Although the guises may differ, people who study history are no less doomed to repeat it than those who don’t. The reason for this circumstance is...

A Different Kind of Church

For 300 years, the church was an underground sect. The Romans converted Pagan temples to Christian churches, Pagan holidays to Christian holidays and...

Dear Dad … 1)

(he died in 1969, nearly 50 years ago, and I am imagining talking to him about the world now. Nothing mystical, just an interesting exercise thinking of the changes of 50 years. This is supposed to be the first of a series, but whether other ideas will take clear form, I don’t know – not this week anyway!)
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I think there is a man....

I think there is a man (I say man because of the size of the dirty socks I found) sleeping in my shed. I say my, it's actually shared by the three...

San Antonio, Texas- part IV

San Antonio, Texas- part IV Sunday, March 2, 2019 We were up early, on this bleak and cold morning. It was 30 degrees out. Matt Garcia, from...

What's Wrong With Community?

Community is not unpopular. It is very popular with people who are over 60. It is people under 60 who seem to have a strong aversion to it and, the...