Daily Archive: August 24, 2012


Whiteville: Endgame

I have previously written about the water tower cross in Whiteville, Tennessee three times: here, here, and here. The story is pretty much over now. On August 8, 2012, the Freedom From Religion Foundation and the...


Reading in the Digital Age

At the end of every term for at least the last half-dozen years, I’ve had to take a week (or two—the task probably isn’t done by the end of a single week) and re-teach...


Friday Jukebox: It’s Gonna Be A Long Night

Ween-Its Gonna Be a Long nightWatch this video on YouTube As you might have guessed, I’m a huge poetry fan. I like the subtlety of language in the hands of masters. For example: “Don’t...