We went to Big Bend National Park over the winter holidays. Here's my account of the trip.
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Ignorant as the Dawn
A sermon on what is permanent and what is transient preached at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston.
To Give, To Receive
as preached at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston, October 16, 2022 The Unitarian Universalist theologian Rebecca Parker has always been clear eyed about the purpose of our religious communion. In essay after essay, in book after book, writing alone or with a collaborator, she has told us that we gather in “hope for the recognition and realization of paradise on earth, rather than...
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Restaurant and market reviews from Spain.
London Restaurants (2022)
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Two Final Shows at the Fringe
We only saw two Fringe shows our last two days in Edinburgh. Tuesday we went to “Are We All in a Cult?” by an obscure comedian whose stage name is Mowten and about whom I can find precious little information on the internet. And Wednesday we went to Dana Alexander’s “Don’t Start Me on White Jesus.” The rest of the time we either did straight on tourist things–visiting the Edinburgh Castle...
A Second Day at the Fringe
The reviews from our second day at the Fringe.
A First Day at the Fringe
A review of my first day at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Last weekend, Sadé and I went wine tasting at a vineyard called Mas Comtal in Penedes. I have been to a couple of different wine tastings before. When I was in Spain about 9 years ago when I visited to a big corporate cava producer. It was fairly unimpressive. It felt like a commercial venture–wine Disneyland. And when I was in France in the summer of 2019, I went to a couple of small...