Poisoned Apples

Poisoned Apples

Photo by Wandaline Joassin After the flood, Gemünd, Eifel. Dieter looks down from the upstairs window, he  sees us in the street below, standing around the Stolperstein in front of the house next door.  We are filming. He comes down and hands George and I an envelope...
I Have A Dream…

I Have A Dream…

Redemption Church Alhambra, Phoenix | Photo by Thomas Cogdell Thomas Cogdell came to Phoenix, last week.  Friday evening he introduced his newly published book,  Unity Through Repentance to an enthusiastic audience at Redemption Church Alhambra. Saturday morning he...
Trash or Treasure?

Trash or Treasure?

Sourced from Google Years ago when I was a new immigrant, learning to live in America, we watched Antique Roadshow, a live TV series where experts offered to appraise family heirlooms or dusty, forgotten oddities discovered in attics and cellars. As the camera slowly...
Who’s in Charge?

Who’s in Charge?

Around the Coffee Table | Photo by Ryan Thurman As usual, last Saturday morning, our small team met in the kitchen, catching up, eating snacks, drinking coffee, seated around the low table. As best we can we are preparing for a major event, something way beyond our...
Seeing the Invisible

Seeing the Invisible

When you reach a certain age, the conversation with contemporaries often veers to bones and organs. In his latest email, a dear and famous friend of 50 years, also called George, describes his wonder in seeing again after cataract surgery… like new eyes And then he...