Its Own Time

Serving as a congregational minister, most of the time I must prepare a....


Visiting the Whitney Plantation, part two

All over the plantation, there are artifacts and there is art. the....


Visiting the Whitney Plantation (part one)

Leaving New Orleans this morning, I spent several hours today at the Whitney Plantation, on my way to Baton Rouge. The Whitney Plantation is the first former-plantation that has been turned in a museum that focuses solely on the experience of the....


Happy April Fools Day?

Queen Creole It had been suggested to me that I might want to consider....


Looking Back, Moving Forward

My spirit got fed. O! Did my spirit get fed. It wasn’t one of the....


What’s the Weather Like?

I have safely arrived in New Orleans.  I took the requisite photo of my feet at the airport, a strange ritual I began doing about a decade ago. I don’t remember how I started it. I am thinking it must have been after I acquired my first....


Getting Ready

There are a number of ways that I have been getting ready for this....


Doubly Blessed: Water for the Journey

Just who were the Lost Souls? They were real people leading real lives.....


Shadows, Dreams, Fears & Dragons: The Beginning of a Journey

I am about to go on a journey away from home. Which calls to mind these words from the brilliant Maya Angelou: from the essay "Home" in Letter to My Daughter So, while I will be traveling at a distance from what is now home, and from a further....


Can’t Get No Satisfaction (sermon)

The Unitarian Society, East Brunswick, NJ Reverend Karen G.....