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December 15, 2020
I sat down recently with Beth Kissileff, a TWD contributor who has a new book out — one reflecting how different people in Pittsburgh have processed, and continue to process the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue building, which occurred a little more than 2 years ago. Our conversation was about “more” than one terrible event, as you will see. It’s not simple to write, think, or talk about tragedy, but this was an attempt to do just that. We do not only, or even primarily, look back. Instead, I hope......
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December 03, 2020
By decree of Gov. Kevin Stitt, Oklahoma is observing today, Thursday, December 3rd, as a day of prayer and fasting, asking God “To heal those who are sick, comfort those who are hurting and provide renewed strength and wisdom to all who are managing the effects of COVID-19.” I applaud the Governor, most of his decree, and all those who would join him in prayer and fasting, even, or especially if they don’t believe in God. Yes, I am applauding the state-sponsored establishment of a religious day, even though I believe in......
August 30, 2017
Ferdinand Cheval found a peculiar rock and used it to build a castle that he'd seen in his dreams years ten years earlier....
June 21, 2017
A piano can act as a social magnet, drawing people together to make music in a rather old-fashioned way. A large musical instrument that also functions as a piece of furniture, and a de facto gathering spot, a piano offers music that can have the ability to cheer, rouse, soothe, and touch the emotions of those within hearing range....
March 30, 2017
What began as a lovely, but strange, long-distance friendship, takes a dark turn after an in-person encounter....