When Silence is Complicity Rather Than Golden

Hello from Wilkes University on a Saturday, Earlier today I found a quote from the German Lutheran pastor, who was the subject of my dissertation. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the martyred German theologian, who had the courage to stand up against the evils of worshiping the idol that Adolf Hitler had become to much of the GermanContinue reading “When Silence is Complicity Rather Than Golden”

When Geography Becomes a Place

Hello from Starbucks, I am in another Starbucks and I know that it is more than merely another trip to the green mermaid branded coffee shop, in spite of that fact I have not been in this individual Starbucks before. As I walk in I see the familiar colors, the familiar layout, the typical boardContinue reading “When Geography Becomes a Place”

Ancestry and Adoption, and Life

Hello from almost four months later since the post below was started. It has been a busy week and one that has been varied beyond my imagination. While I have not been a “jet-lag” suffering sort of person, particularly on the trip to Europe, this time did some serious kicking. The second night we wereContinue reading “Ancestry and Adoption, and Life”

Life Marches By

Hello from my office, It is a bit after 9:00 p.m. and I have spent about 20 hours or more the last two days working on my Winter Term online Technical Writing course. It is amazing what we have available in terms of technology and how we can reach out, from either direction. It isContinue reading “Life Marches By”

In spite of or To Spite

Hello at what is the continuation of a brutal and crazy week. I am trying to understand how we have become a country who has found it possible to no longer care about the less fortunate, unless it is a headlining emergency, who no longer opens ourselves up to protecting those who are placed inContinue reading “In spite of or To Spite”

Augury and Irony

Hello on Sunday afternoon, The irony of the moment is I can contact people most anywhere, but I need to. I went off to the beach I was at yesterday, but learned that we by only have access to the area. While I got free drinks yesterday, I found out that was a mistake. IContinue reading “Augury and Irony”