Category Archives: Reading

The Old Man and the Sea, and the Marathon, and the Church-Plant

I know I’m 64 years late to the party, but I just recently completed my first reading of Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea — and wow! What a book! I felt like it was particularly enjoyable and … Continue reading

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The Difference between American Running Culture and British Running Culture

I got a couple of running magazines for my birthday, but they speak with something of an accent. Both of these magazines (Runner’s World and Men’s Running) happen to be UK editions — so even as I’ve been enjoying the … Continue reading

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Cohen, Buckley, Smith, and Me

My most distinct memory of the modern musical rendition of “Hallelujah” happened in the attic of an old canal-house in Amsterdam. Chris Smith. 2003. The musician was a highly-talented guitarist and vocalist, but he was also a friend and co-worker … Continue reading

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