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Juneteenth

Juneteenth

“On Thursday the National Archives located the original handwritten “Juneteenth” military order informing 250,000 people held in bondage in Texas that they were free.” (Boston.com) “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the...

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A Leaky Roof

A Leaky Roof

As far as I know this is not a true story. One very rainy day Bob visited his friend Tom. Tom was sitting there amid buckets and pans that were catching water coming in from his leaky roof. Bob: “Tom, why don’t you fix your roof?” Tom: “It’s raining and slippery; I’d...

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Something Fun Saturday

Something Fun Saturday

Before phones had digital cameras, taking pictures was much more complicated. You had to buy film, put it into the camera and remove it properly, then take it somewhere to have it developed, then go back and pick it up later. People would go on vacation for two weeks...

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Early Adopters

Early Adopters

Many people absolutely love lobster; for them it is delicious and the height of luxury. Steamed, or baked stuffed lobster served with lots of melted butter is a spectacular treat. Otherwise dignified people put on plastic bibs and dig in. Yumm! But I wonder about the...

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God’s Hands

God’s Hands

The last job I had before entering seminary was selling construction equipment to contractors. My territory was in central Connecticut. A guy named Stan had a great farm stand with fresh locally grown produce as well as breads, pastries, and jams his wife made. I went...

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Words to Live By

Words to Live By

“And now, let us go forth into the world in peace, being of good courage, holding fast to that which is good, rendering to no one evil for evil, strengthening the faint-hearted, supporting the weak, helping the afflicted, honoring every person, loving and serving our...

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Restaurant Reviews

Restaurant Reviews

Someone said the other day that they had saved a fair amount of money lately because they haven’t been going out to eat. Take-out meals are available, but it just isn’t the same. Having said that, it is a good idea to support local restaurants. I don’t go out to eat a...

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