Every year, the month of April brings one of the year’s greatest annoyances. Let me explain… I was born in … Continue reading What do the US and Eritrea have in Common?
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I was not sure what to expect when I started reading Phil Halton’s This Shall Be a House of Peace, a … Continue reading This Shall Be a House of Peace: A book review
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Home is where, when you cross its threshold, you finally feel at peace. – Dennis Lehane One of the hardest … Continue reading Home