Aside From The Obvious

TaglineA meandering passage recording the life of an ordinary clergyman as it careens from the sublime to the ridiculous, often without knowing which is which.
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Winter Night

Another Poem, like the previous one first written eleven years ago.  After a decade of being left in a drawer it needed dusting first: As evening becomes night, the cobalt edge gives way to black. The

07/16/2016 04:20:00 PM


In a narrow place, a slice of time not space, I wrap an apron around my aging manly waist, abstractly, of course. Guys do not wear aprons unless they are waiters at bistros and tuck menus and towels i

07/09/2016 05:49:00 PM

Law and Sausages

ASK PASTOR KNOW-IT-ALL "What has happened to altruism on the political spectrum? When I was growing up, it seemed that it was 'One for all and all for one!' It seems to be much more visceral and mean-

12/17/2015 10:19:00 AM

Grief is the Winter of the Soul

How best to cope with the loss of yet two more DEAR friends...I remember them with gratitude..and our long friendship...but the sting is still there...MJE As the Tin Man so famously said, "Now I know

12/04/2015 07:00:00 PM

"Ask Pastor Know It All"

First, I should say why this blog has been dormant for a year. The answer is that whatever I had to say was being said elsewhere and better.  My career as a public intellectual came to an end, outnumb

12/01/2015 06:32:00 AM