The Warning from ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

Of all the striking pictures in  A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle one memorable scene stands out. The children heroes–Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin–arrive on the planet Camazotz to fight the evil darkness that has engulfed it and that keeps Meg’s dad captive. A suburban area sits on the edge of town and causes the kids … More The Warning from ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

Innocent Patriotism

This past week, in honor of Independence Day, I threw on an old vinyl record of Johnny Horton’s greatest hits. Horton was a country/rockabilly singer during the ’50s and ’60s best known for his historical songs that retold major events in a homespun fashion. Although he occassionally branched outside of America with songs like “Sink … More Innocent Patriotism