August 2010 Archives
Those familiar with my personal reading list know that in recent years I've become a fan of Anne Rice's recent works, especially her Christ the Lord series about the life of Christ.  But more than that, I'm a fan of...
Annie Dillard asks a question about beauty in Pilgrim at Tinker Creek that nearly stops my beating heart. She frames the question with an Eskimo story told by Farley Mowat about a man, his young wife, and the girl's mother...
photo courtesy Amanda LindhoutAmanda Lindhout was working as a freelance journalist in Somalia in August of 2008 working on a story about refugees when she was kidnapped with Australian photojournalist and colleague Nigel Brennan by a band of young Somali...

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