Category Archives: Recommendations

A Week in Ashes and Dust

The state of Ohio is nearing total shut-down in its fight to slow the spread of COVID-19. All universities, high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools have been shut down. All restaurants, cafes, and bars have switched to carry-out and … Continue reading

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Foreign to Familiar

I just finished a second reading of Sarah A. Lanier’s book, Foreign to Familiar: A Guide to Understanding Hot- and Cold-Climate Cultures. I got this book maybe ten years ago, when our family was living in the Netherlands. I remember appreciating the … Continue reading

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