The Right Reverend Morris K. Thompson, Jr., has responded with a statement to the Baton Rouge shooting of 37-year-old Alton Sterling, killed by two police officers outside a convenience store. The statement, in full: Dear Sisters and Brothers, As I turned on the television yesterday evening, my heart sank as I listened to the story […]
Day: July 6, 2016
The Napa Valley Register reports that Kate Rubins, 30 years old, a graduate of Stanford, a microbiologist and recent research fellow at MIT, has reported for astronaut training at NASA: Two years from now, Rubins could join NASA’s astronaut corps as a mission specialist, making her eligible for flights to the International Space Station, the […]
The news from Lake Wobegon has ended, as Garrison Keillor aired the final episode of “A Prairie Home Companion” after 42 seasons. From The New York Times: The segment of the show that promised a bit of stronger emotional drama was Mr. Keillor’s final monologue, his concluding “News from Lake Wobegon.” And it delivered, in […]
What do you do when you’re on the way to the Promised Land, but the perfect place to dwell is right under your feet?