Category Archives: Culture

The Symphony

It was glorious. If you have never been, go. Continue reading

Posted in Beethoven, Community, Cooperation, creativity, Culture, Music, Symphony | 7 Comments

R & R In New England

Wander through New England with me…. Continue reading

Posted in America, American History, Architecture, Art, baptist, beauty, Boston, Chocolate, church, Community, Culture, Diversity, Food, Free Speech, Freedom, Liberty, Museums, New England, photography, politics, progress, Rhode Island, Roots, time, Travel, wildflowers | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

6.26.15

The reactions to today’s ruling have been both encouraging, inspiring, upsetting, entertaining, and a marvelous display of the free speech we in this country so often take for granted. Continue reading

Posted in America, Controversy, courage, Culture, current events, Debate, Free Speech, Freedom, Gay Marriage, SCOTUS | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

The Face on Your Currency

I think we as women need to take responsibility for how we are perceived. Continue reading

Posted in beauty, Culture, current events, Dignity, Feminism, Judgment, pop culture, Women | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

Call Me Repulsed

I sort of wonder if Jesus was standing between Caitlyn Jenner and the stone-weilders today, what He’d be writing in the sand. Continue reading

Posted in Caitlyn Jenner, Christianity, Conservatism, Controversy, Culture, current events, Duggars, Evangelicalism, Fundamentalism, Judgment, Parenting, politics, pop culture, sin | Tagged , , , , | 16 Comments

A Time to Speak and a Time to Be Silent

Evil triumphs when good men to do nothing.  Continue reading

Posted in Controversy, courage, Culture, current events | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

How Hugh Jackman Helped Me Break Out of My Bloggy Rut

I was in a rut. Wolverine saved the day. Continue reading

Posted in Biblical interpretation, blogging, Christianity, Controversy, Culture, current events, Fundamentalism, Interpretation, movies, Paul, pop culture, Reading, religion, writing | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Schoolish Thoughts: Educational Rebels

What is the purpose of a college education, really? Continue reading

Posted in Calvin & Hobbes, childhood, College, Culture, Education, Good Will Hunting, Guillaume Dumas, Mark Twain, school, Schoolish Thoughts | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Goldfish Brains

Social media has played a large role in turning a lot of people into hermits in real life. Continue reading

Posted in Culture, facebook, Media, pop culture, Social Media, YouTube | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Books that Move

So, yeah, I got “tagged” by a friend on Facebook to list “Ten Books that Have Stayed With Me in Some Way”… Continue reading

Posted in Billy Collins, Books, Christian Wiman, Culture, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, facebook, Harry Potter, Lists, Literature, Lonesome Dove, Malala, Poets, Reading, Shel Silverstein, Social Media, Stephen King, The Fault in Our Stars, The Help, To Kill a Mockingbird | Tagged , , | 4 Comments