Miley Hypocrisy

I didn’t watch the VMA awards. Like many friends, I was appalled at the amount of coverage Miley Cyrus’ presentation received, given all the other actually important stuff going on the world. I… Continue reading

God’s Body

God’s Body reflections from the summer sessions of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Quakers) 2013 And it is in the gritty soil of Allentown among the bones of buried miners commingling with the coal that… Continue reading

All together now: Showman/Shaman 2005-2008

I have finally finished importing older versions of this blog. Recent imports from what seems like a LONG time ago include reflections on Jason and The Golden Fleece, The Crucible. The Imaginary Invalid, LEAP,… Continue reading

I don’t make plans.

Sometime during the last month, a friend was standing in my kitchen and asked me a question. I don’t remember who this friend is now, and that says less about my mental health… Continue reading

How to Save the World, or Owls: A Manifesto

This manifesto was created by participants of Happening 1, produced by White Pines Productions at Broad Street Ministry June 8th, 2013. It was written over the course of the evening on paper table… Continue reading

The Celtic Shaman

I went to Cherry Hill to hear Francis Dunnery and John Wesley Harding play a benefit for Planned Parenthood. My friend Teri Rambo took me – she’s an awesome musician too. But I… Continue reading

Greasing the wheels of creativity

One school was built in the teens – the cornerstone says 1914. It appears from the outside to be a castle, with small turrets at the corners, vaulted windows and pedestals for sculptures… Continue reading

Sean and Ben work it out on line

I’m working with a smart young man named  Sean Hughes to create the White Pines Happenings. Check out out our on-going dialogue, and join the conversation! Here’s the latest chapter, originally posted here. … Continue reading