Why We Should Take Down Dallas’ Confederate Monuments

I’ve not yet commented publicly on the issue of taking down Confederate monuments in Dallas, but I did sign one public letter last week, and a second today. Here’s a link for the second, and I’d encourage all to sign.   Perhaps I should express some of my moral reasonings for doing so.   First, […]

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An Empty Storefront, and a Heart Full of Memory

On mornings when I’m walking Daisy, and on evenings when Dennise and me are out to dinner here, I think about these empty storefronts on Lowest Greenville. Despite the teaming life on Lowest Greenville right now, these spots are empty. They are the place where the old Poor David’s Pub used to be, owned by […]

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All He Knows Is Tearing Things Down

In the midst of relief on the part of many today over the failure of the Senate Healthcare Bill, some shocking remarks from President Trump. The President suggested that absent the ability to either pass a new plan, or repeal Obamacare, that we should just let the healthcare system collapse: “And I think you’ll also […]

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My Prayer: Police Shooting Prayer Vigil at Thanksgiving Square

My prayer from this morning’s remembrance at Thanksgiving Square: Eternal and Loving God, The surreality of events one year ago this day have not faded in the memories of those of us who live and work here in your city. We give you thanks for all who have come to this place of gathering, this […]

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Old Age and Experience

Sitting on Mark’s bench, having just snapped this pic back up the hill. I looove this time of day….the breath-holding moment of this picture. I’m hearing occasional fireworks off in the distance. Pop up storms about 5:30 almost convinced me not to come out here. So glad I didn’t give into fear. Time and time […]

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