Monday’s Thought

Monday’s Thought

The most recent service that was aired by St. John’s, the Episcopal Church that President Trump walked to on Monday afternoon from the White House was Sunday’s celebration of Pentecost. He had troops tear gas peaceful protestors to get to the church yard with...
Sunday’s Thought

Sunday’s Thought

A Prayer attributed to wise and gentle St. Francis: Lord, make us instruments of your peace. Where there is hatred, let us sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is discord, union; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is...
Friday’s Thought

Friday’s Thought

All I can say is no, no, and no. And like a lot of a comfortable white people, it rings of too little, too late.  What can I do? Maybe make some of you less comfortable by mentioning this, here, in my usual sunny place. But I cannot stand what’s happening. It...
Of Bears and Ballots is Coming Soon

Of Bears and Ballots is Coming Soon

Hi, I hope it’s okay to take a moment here for some business. My new book is coming out June 30th (which is also my birthday so we must have cupcakes, don’t you think?) But that means it may be in stores sooner than that, say by mid-June. ( It’s not...

Thank You, Lucy.

In a time when good news is sometimes scarce here’s some great news. The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation has learned that the estate of Lucy Harrell left them one million dollars. Basically doubling the endowment of the local fund. ( And really, she left it...
The News from Here isn’t Dull, Anyway.

The News from Here isn’t Dull, Anyway.

The first rule for any small-town governing body should be: If what you want to do requires a phone call to a big city attorney to justify it, don’t do it.  The letter the Haines assembly has shared with the community (sort of, it’s in the assembly meeting...