Archive for June, 2012

  • The Clarence Jordan Symposium

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    In 1986 while living in Pennsylvania, Jessie Glick, member of Plains Mennonite church where Sue and I were attending, handed me a VHS tape. It was The Cotton Patch Gospels¬†written by Tom Key and Russell Treyz with music by Harry Chapin. The musical which played off-Broadway was based on the writings of Clarence Jordan- The […]

  • Stories from the Road: Rhubarb Pie and Baseball

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    Baseball has been a constant presence in my life for the last 50 years. It marks the seasons, enriches spring, symbolizes the death of summer and as the days shorten, a growing cold of the autumn. ¬†I grew up playing with my brother, following the Giants and St. Willie Mays. Then there were the home […]