Monthly Archives: June 2019

Reset

Dawn and I are headed to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in a couple of days. Below are some of my favorite pictures from previous trips. Continue reading

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Quote for the day

On the border, the administration holds hundreds of migrant children in deplorable conditions: filthy, frightened and hungry. The president ordered and then called off a massive immigration raid, and, in the middle of the chaos, the administration’s top border security … Continue reading

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Prescient ‘middlebrows’

An essay in Sunday’s New York Times takes up one of the most popular writers of the 1970s, Herman Wouk, whose books The Winds of War and War and Remembrance were immensely popular, pointing toward Wouk’s portrayal of the millions … Continue reading

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Back in the ol’ hometown, ctd

Ahhh — the sound of gunfire on a hot, humid, boozy summer night in Detroit. Continue reading

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Meet my neighbors, ctd

Living near a Southern Baptist seminary town, you meet a lot of … uhhh … interesting people. A Durham man has been charged with 56 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor after a joint investigation by the Durham County … Continue reading

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