A Body and A Place

A Body and A Place

Recently, as I reread Wendell Berry’s novel, Hannah Coulter, I was transported once again to a place I feel like I know–though it exists only in the imagination of the writer. If you asked me to describe Port William, Kentucky, the fictional town not only...
Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather

Last week, as I was out in the yard picking up sticks, investigating new blooms on my flowers, and trying to figure out why my compost pile hasn’t turned to dirt yet, I noticed something caught in the wire fencing around Precious’ dog run. It looked like a...
Me Casa, Me Casa

Me Casa, Me Casa

In chapter two of The Suburban Christian, Al Hsu discusses home ownership as both a surburban ideal and the perpetuater of individualism. In other words, people who move to the suburbs are looking for a place of their own where they can do their own thing. It’s...