Head Scratching, With Good Reason

Head Scratching, With Good Reason

The past couple of weeks have been good for archaeology nerds, with several recent discoveries making news. In Egypt, an archaeologist looking for Cleopatra’s tomb has found an artfully constructed stone tunnel described as a “geometric miracle,” according to an...
Who’s Got the Power?

Who’s Got the Power?

We’re sitting on the upper deck of the Crab’s Claw in Atlantic Beach, enjoying the salty breeze, and sweating. It’s November, and it’s 82 degrees. An obnoxiously busy October left Susan and I both yearning for respite, so we made an uncharacteristically impromptu...
Hush and Bustle

Hush and Bustle

An old friend from many years ago would sometimes bemoan busy times in life by saying something like, “I don’t know whether I’m comin’ or goin’ and sometimes I meet myself in the middle.” His logic may have been lacking, but his point was clear enough: we’ve all had...
Plain and Simple?

Plain and Simple?

The Old Order Amish are famously “plain” (their preferred descriptor), but their lives are anything but simple. A dozen participants in a recent Good Faith Experience encounter with multiple Amish families learned just how complicated the “plain” life can be....
Don’t Have a Cow!

Don’t Have a Cow!

Most Americans missed it and most wouldn’t care, but the Jerusalem Post, a conservative daily newspaper in Israel, reported September 20 the breathless news that five red heifers had arrived in Israel, courtesy of a fundamentalist farmer in Texas. CBN News, a website...