Category Archives: Marketplace photo

Bells for Haggis

Reflecting back on a cheering (if not quite heart-healthy) lunch of haggis and chips a few weeks ago at award-winning Bells of Durham. Haggis fans in the United States: Stahly Quality Foods (Fife, Scotland) produces a Stateside canned haggis. Those … Continue reading

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Boston Grocers, 1906

another view (the owner, 2nd from the left below, was Mr. Selden Rand): Photos from the author’s personal collection; may be shared and reused for educational non-profit use in accord with the Creative Commons license.  

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What would Solomon do?

Since posting below, welcome the Washington Post response from two New Testament theologians June 15 on the Bible’s moral mandate and support for welcoming immigrants and aliens. Thank you Professors Aymer and Nasrallah. Dahlia L, Schlanger M. Slate 2018; Jun … Continue reading

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On Speech: A Gentle Reminder

(This photo–cannot find credit but will post here if found–was taken after the Hurricane Katrina disaster in New Orleans and was broadly posted online, where I found it in 2015, as “a solid and bold reminder of how important it … Continue reading

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The Bell Tower viewed from the Bell Tower

If you find this view of folks having tea dull and boring, and/or feel an urge to climb out of winter, take a virtual trek higher in this video¬†(warning: you may not wish to view if you get queasy in … Continue reading

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Feasting St. Martin of Tours

“A Saint, His Cloak, and Us” by the Rev. Dr. Andrew McGowan

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