Föhr and farther

After a trip up north to Föhr. You can follow the photo journey on Flickr and collections on my PhotoBlog.  


11. Jesus is nailed to the cross.

Der Kreuzweg in Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus Schluchsee

Today, in an effort to escape the 100º heat in Freiburg we drove up to Schluchsee, a beautiful lake in the Schwarzwald. What I did not expect was the Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus. From the outside it appears a fairly traditional looking church, with a large wooden structure. The first hint of something different is the […]

Puerto Rico Photo Set

And more on flickr.  



Word ➾ Flesh

Luke 2:7 And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.  

New York City Reflections

This weekend we met some good friends in NYC for a little shopping, food, and hockey. We arrived at mid-day for some belated birthday shopping our daughter and while I and the other males (Mack’s best friend and his father) went to Toys R Us, little did we know we could have watched the entire […]


Disgraceful Desecration Of Boalsburg Cemetery

Our son Mack is buried in this beautiful and historic cemetery. Many of the graves go back to the 18th century and is concerned by many to be the birthplace of Memorial Day. (The picture of the “three widows” commemorates that original, impromptu Civil War remembrance.) We chose this cemetery because on one side of it are soccer […]



The 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address 1

Today marks that anniversary. There are events going on around the nation and I offer these photographs taken at the Soldier’s National Cemetery. More can be found on my flickr. President Lincoln was a remarkable man in so many ways, but, as he points out in the quote below, he was like all of us […]

The best wallpaper for a gold iPhone 5s? 1

I may or may not be moving up to an iPhone 5s. My wife things the gold is just too bling for a guy like me, but it did occur to me that this picture I took of two swans in Schwäbisch Hall would be a perfect wallpaper.  

Swanning About

At Funland in Rehoboth Beach, DE

Take Aim 1

Fire! The article has been slain. (No doubt typos remain to be tidied up.) Now to prepare for the real research objectives for the summer! More on the Targumim of the Megilloth and finally to crack into my book on Targum Ruth. And we get to do it all from Freiburg, Germany. Stay tuned!