In the midst of endless wars, of violent shootings, of virulent political arguments, of all the stuff that motivates people to write protests songs or simple stories of comfort food quality, I find encouragement in the words of a man, Jesus. “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.“Blessed are … More Add Gandhi to Bob and Anne
Last night, we watched a recent version of Anne of Green Gables produced by Masterpiece Theatre and broadcast here in the US on PBS. (We keep a subscription to PBS offerings enabling streaming of a wide variety of genres which are both informative and entertaining. Link is below.) Clean and gentle, the story moves like … More Bob Meet Anne
Early in the 1960s, Bob Dylan broke open the national conscience. A folksy bard, he pushed against simplistic rock and roll with poignant, incisive lyrics. Two back to back hits, “Blowin’ in the Wind” (1963) and “The Times They Are A-Changing’” (1964) stirred the raw feelings of fear and anger existing due to the threats … More What’s New, Bob?