Sand in the Gears

Slippery words

Friday, February 1st, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

You might like my latest post at Good Letters. An excerpt: "We are used to words not meaning anything, you see, and so who cares if foot-long is not supposed to mean eleven inches, that cheese is not supposed to be a vegetable ...

Elect art

Friday, December 7th, 2012 Posted in The Artful Life | Comments Off

My latest short story is in the current edition of Image, for those of you with a literary bent. And for those of you bent theologically, in this case, because in my story John Calvin attends a writing workshop so ...

Words

Friday, August 17th, 2012 Posted in The Art of Parenting | Comments Off

Some of you might like my recent essay at Image's Good Letters channel. Here's an excerpt: "The vicissitudes of life may chink or scorch or even crack that die, but if your child doesn’t come with the self-restraint app, for example, ...