Day 24: Light

The province of Nuristan – land of light – in Afghanistan used to be known as Kafiristan – land of unbelievers – before the inhabitants were (forcibly) converted to Islam in 1895.  They formerly practiced a Vedic religion – basically a...

The Mighty Chicken

I owe that fun subject title to Fr. Peck – he coined that for today’s blogging assignment.  His post has some cool facts about chickens – please check it out there.  As he points out at the very bottom, chickens and other birds had some interesting...

Log Cabins

Abraham Lincoln was assassinated…in his own backyard.  In a field in Kentucky in May of 1786.  Did I trip you up?  Said Abraham Lincoln was the grandfather of the president.  Today’s topic is log cabins, and based on Fr. John’s photo there is an...

Day 23: Christmas Trees

I am catching up on my blogging topics this evening – it has been that kind of weekend.  I was happy to see Christmas trees as a topic because I mentioned them as part of my intro story during my sermon today.  While the Christmas tree became popular in America...