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We Did Not Make It to Breakfast

DAILY JOURNAL OF TRIP TO ISRAEL #02,   June 7,  2017 We got to London just fine. Slept a little. One little one did not sleep much at all, it seemed. I saw an interesting movie Growing Up Smith, about being an Asian Indian family in 1970’s suburban U.S.—culture shock is a very real thing. […]

  • July 18, 2017
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To Fear or Not to Fear?

  DAILY JOURNAL OF TRIP TO ISRAEL, 2017   #01   June 6, 2017 I’m a “little” excited about this trip. For me, there is no question. I could probably list forty-‘leven reasons I/we should not go to Israel. I have not considered any of them. Of course, over the two years we’ve planned this […]

Whatever Lights Your Fire!

The experience of participating  in a dig in the Palestinian West Bank in 2010 fueled my fire to write Shepherd, Potter, Spy—and the Star Namer. Continuing on the theme of fire building and campfires:  Fire-building had a prominent role in the day-to-day life of the people of 1407 BCE. From fires to cook their food and provide […]

How Long Has It Been Since Your Last Campfire?

  A recent “fan of my website” contacted me with a request. Could I reference/recommend his website to my readers? I can, but only with a caveat or warning. It’s a beautiful website with great information about all things pertaining to camping. He said it was my study guide and a link to a site for […]

Get the Low-Down or the High-Brow of the Art of Slinging!

I just now finished writing the Study Guide for Shepherd, Potter, Spy—and the Star Namer. It has been a labor of love and sweat and tears–and stolen time from other commitments. But how exciting it was to learn more, again. One of the challenges has been the constantly changing nature of the internet and of […]