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Monthly Archives: July 2007

Memories of Jeanie F.

The scene is upstate N.Y., church camp, 1964. It seems like it was just yesterday. Here’s the podcast of it: [To see the text while listening, right-click and open the file in another window, or save the file and listen with Windows Media or put it on your portable listening device, or whatever.] Memories of […]

Shepherd of the Hills

I got a copy (from a yard sale) of a beautiful book by Harold Bell Wright. Shepherd of the Hills was his second book, and was followed by others I haven’t read yet that sequel it. It’s a story of love, regret, atonement, but mostly, in my view, love. Of course I tend to see […]

Job Wanted

I am available to work part-time as a clerical assistant. Online communications are my forte. Church, institution or small enterprise, if I can believe in your efforts. 15 to 25 hours per week. In your office, Nashville or Franklin, and/or from my home computer. Online Portfolio Click here to get in touch with me.

Stars by God

I’m down in Perry county for two days, in the house on Bunker Hill Standing Rock Road. I’m working, writing, reading, taking pictures. Sporadically, two or three times as evening came on, I stepped outside to check the weather. Now it’s all the way dark and I step out again, barefooted, gingerly leaning out in […]

Image of Josephine by Booth Tarkington

Even the most unassuming books often have one passage outstanding in its perspicacity. This is from Image of Josephine by Booth Tarkington, 1945. His deeper suspicion was of Josephine Oaklin’s own gullibility—about herself. Was she one of those people who so determinedly gild themselves that they see themselves shining, all gold? Was she one of […]

Daylilies with Angel

In our back yard. Daylily, pokeweed, angel on concrete pilaster. Click to enlarge.