On July 2, 1776 the Second Continental Congress passed the resolution of independence, officially severing ties of the thirteen original colonies from the British crown. It was only on the 4th of July that Declaration of Independence, a document explaining the prior vote, was approved. I hope that this week my fellow Americans will remember our fundamental freedoms and those that defend them.
For Episcopalians in the southeast Sewanee, the home of the University of the South, is considered the “Holy Mountain.” I am spending […]
Mr. William Schreyer endowed the honors college at Penn State in 1997, creating the Schreyer Honors College. When he passed away in […]
When the weather gets wet around here mushrooms come out. My son pointed out this clutch of mushrooms just this morning.
We travelled up to the small island of Föhr, off the northwest coast of Germany in the Nordsee and part of the […]