Brand (New) Jesus

One of my favorite books is "The Scarlet Pimpernel," and in a twist that no one saw coming...the movie adaptation is just as good! If you know the story, it's about a English nobleman, Sir Percy, who uses disguises, quick thinking, and the pseudonymn "Scarlet Pimpernel"  to rescue French nobles condemned to die by the … Continue reading Brand (New) Jesus

The Old Man Who Can’t See

Ernest Hemingway is arguably one of the most popular 20th century authors. [It is my guess that he is the inspiration for those "Most Interesting Man in the World" commercials.] He was born in a nearby suburb, so my writing group headed that way one day last month. We gadded about the museum to learn … Continue reading The Old Man Who Can’t See