About that Supreme Court Ruling on Ceremonial Prayers

  When The Redhead called to tell me that her cancer was back and had moved into her bones, I was sitting on the floor of my bedroom closet. The door was closed. I went into the closet the minute she called because I had a feeling the news wasn’t good and I wanted privacy. [Read More...]

Flannery’s Prayers Made Public

Flannery

  Somewhere in my office, or perhaps in the garage, are the journals I kept as a college student, and as a young married woman. Included in those papers are drafts of my wedding vows, and drafts of letters I penned but never mailed to that boyfriend I didn’t marry. The journals are almost all [Read More...]

Surrounded by the Honorable

Tim and I have been visiting friends in Walpole, Mass. for the past several days.

 Tim and I have been in New England for the past several days, visiting our friends Charlie and Ann-Marie Harootunian.  Specifically, we have been in Walpole, Mass., which is a lovely community halfway between Boston and Providence, Rhode Island. I first met Charlie in a trailer (naturally) during my first visit to the Vietnam Memorial [Read More...]


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