This is the eleventh of nineteen HBW books I intend to read before I die. Published in 1923 and set in the American Southwest. Gold, good guys and bad guys.
I was born in 1950 with two grandfathers. I loved them both. “Grandpa Doc” Shrader was a dentist in Iowa, my father’s father. “Grandpa Sam” Condren was a simple man, a butcher in a local grocery store in Springfield, MO, my mother’s father. Both were WWI veterans, grandpa Doc in the medical core, and grandpa […]
Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners. 1 Corinthians 15:33 I have written at least three previous times about manners1 as many have done who grew up in the turbulent ‘60s when the civilities of society were turned on their head. It was John Silber, past President of Boston University, who […]
There are some things about which the Bible speaks clearly and one of those is the makeup of human beings. Yet it is amazing how far away from the plain language of the Bible our society has moved within one generation. In my youth it was risky enough to refer to homosexuals or lesbians rather […]