Stories from Home: Traditions Passed On
The time is precious. But the memories of what we’ve shared among the five of us will stay ingrained for as long as we’re alive and beyond.
Stories from the Road: The Story of the Unwell Piano
A little tongue-in-cheek story I wrote concerning a tongue-in-cheek event from vacation this morning.
Stories from the Road: Grace for the Idiot
Despite hitting a construction zone and back up from a pair of accidents, I was making very good time Sunday night for the start of a 3-day trip to the Midwest. I decided to leave Sunday afternoon and get the bulk of the first leg out of the way and spend some time Monday through…
St. Teresa of Avila, Cincinnati, Ohio
The ability to walk into a sanctuary is always a treat for me, and I was able to do that during an afternoon visit to the Price Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati.
Around the Block: Price Hill Neighborhood, Cincinnati, Ohio
Annexed by Cincinnati in 1870, the Delhi and Storrs townships became a haven for the well-to-do of the city. Located on a hill to the west overlooking the city, it offered a chance for the wealthy to hide, in a sense, from the steamboat traffic and hogs and pollution and crowds. Welch immigrant Rees Price…
Stories from the Road: A Field, a Coach, a Place where Legends Played
A walk around and unfamiliar town took me to a place for baseball legends were made. The legends of Western Hill
Around the Block: Liberty, Indiana
A stop for ice cream turned into an early evening walk around the Union County Courthouse square in Liberty, Indiana
Stories from the Road: The Known and the Unknown of Gettysburg
In a field in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, rows upon rows of names are carved into marble, remembering the men who endured hellish carnage there in July 1863. The name Lt. Wesley F. Miller is there. He and his father Stephen Miller of St. Cloud, Minnesota enlisted after the first shots were fired at Ft. Sumter. After…
Madam Russell: A Pioneer in U.S. Methodism
In the small town of Saltville, Virginia stands a large church that seems almost out of character for the size of the town. But, as you learn of who it was named for, you realize the church matches the impact she had in the area. It is the Madam Russell Untied Methodist Church, named for…
Stories from the Ballpark: The Time when Jim Valvano’s Speech Came to Life
But think about it. If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that’s a full day. That’s a heck of a day.