Archives for June 19, 2013

In Memory of James Gandolfini, 1961-2013.

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Watch a Work of Art Come to Life Before Your Eyes

If I could, I'd take you with me to one of my favorite places on the planet: Laity Lodge, in the hill country of Texas, along the Frio River.I've been there many times in the past several years — to read, to write, to teach, to wander, to retreat — and I have discovered why artists from Madeleine L'Engle to Frederick Buechner to Over the Rhine to Terrence Malick have cherished it as a source of inspiration, contemplation, and solace for decades.Since I can't walk alongside that river with … [Read more...]