Pulpit to the Pew

Non-Traditional Studies… and Humor

I’m a non-traditional student. From my research, that’s the polite form of “geezer.” How non-traditional am...

Sure-fire Summertime Bets

“I made $2,000 for the family today!”I like to announce my return home with...

Take a Tour with Little Martin, Bébé!

As we walked past the storefronts of Louis Vuitton and Neiman Marcus and Rolex,...

Beat the Heat: Exercise like a Minnesotan

It always ends the same way: “I’m never going to do this again.”And then...

Another Independence Day, With Lessons to Translate

It’s the time of the month when our red, white, and blues turn into...

The It-Girl? She’s wearing Pels gear.

The belle of the ball. Miss Congeniality. The It-Girl. These I have never been....

Rex: Another Parade, Another Century

New Orleans has forever been a math problem. How many annual storms does it take...

Guns and Kittens: I’ll take ‘em together—but only together.

I don’t like guns. Never a recreational hunter and not constantly fearful for my life,...

Grabbing Sin from the Jaws of Grace? Reports from the Confessional...

I was all ready, sins in hand, feet stopped on shaky ground. I was all...

He Wrote Back

And then he wrote back. A message in a bottle eventually drifts to shore, the...

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