Hook, Line and Sinker

Hook, Line and Sinker

Long before the Israelites inhabited Palestine, long before the Canaanites, long before the Natufians, peoples roamed the land. As part of the land bridge linking Africa to both Europe and the East, the earliest humans who came out of Africa would have come through...
Could it Be the Last Days?

Could it Be the Last Days?

The letter came in a business-sized envelope, but it was hand addressed in bold print with a complete return address and an honest-to-God stamp. How often does that happen? I noted the Raleigh postmark but didn’t recognize the sender’s name, so I opened it with some...
Possumbilities

Possumbilities

I don’t know how the critter got under our house, which is brick to the ground except for small screened vents that can barely accommodate a curious bug, much less a marsupial. However it got there, it must have found enough bugs or worms or spiders to survive for a...
A day to remember

A day to remember

Some days you never forget: sometimes for good reasons, sometimes not so good. This is about one of the happy ones, and fortunately, it keeps turning up. In 2015, my wife Susan and I volunteered to spend three weeks digging with the Fourth Expedition to Lachish,...