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Mountaintop Experience

Mountaintop Experience

Greetings from the majestic Rocky Mountains! I am sending this message to you from one mile above sea level, from the beautiful city of Denver, Colorado. More than 1,200 fellow preachers and I are participating in a mountain top experience called the 30th Festival of...

South Side of Chicago

South Side of Chicago

During my seminary days, after touching down at Midway Airport on one of Southwest’s Boeing 737s, I would hop on Chicago Transit Authority’s 55 bus for an additional hour of travel every Sunday evening. That bus routed me through some of the roughest neighborhoods of...

SENSES OF SCENTS

SENSES OF SCENTS

Today is a day to salute your snout. Among the five human senses – sight, smell, sound, taste, and touch, smell is by far the strongest linked to our sense memories. So, don’t hold your nose on this day. Take a few moments to notice how the smells you encounter...

HOLY MACKEREL!

HOLY MACKEREL!

This week’s Long Island fishing report: Good variety in size of stripers to the west Lots of keepers reported Slot stripers in the surf in Suffolk Whispers of weakfish in the surf Solid bite offshore for cod, tog, porgies, etc. Big, chunky largemouths are on the feed...

Nessie or Not?

Nessie or Not?

On this day, we celebrate the 96th birthday of Elizabeth II, the Queen of the United Kingdom. Additionally, we remember another piece of news that broke in Great Britain on this day in 1934 when the future Queen was just eight years old. Citizens of the monarchy awoke...

Welcome Back

Welcome Back

When I was a confirmation student at Good Shepherd in the mid-1970s, one of the most popular sitcoms on television was WABC's "Welcome Back, Kotter." The series featured a wisecracking teacher who returns to his high school alma mater to lead a remedial class of...

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