Abraham Lincoln

2020 October

America votes. Again. What would Lincoln say?

2020-11-01T12:28:07-05:00October 31st, 2020|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , |18 Comments

Of course, the party would not be complete without Abraham Lincoln. And it’s a good day to ask America’s 16th president what he thinks of it all, Tuesday’s big vote. As I write, on a window sill behind my desk sits a bust of Lincoln, otherwise known as Honest Abe.

2003 April

Where does God sit in times of war?

2012-10-30T02:17:10-04:00April 17th, 2003|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Jean and I are packing to return to Hamilton to deliver our first child. And at the top of my to-do-in-Hamilton list, besides "get diapers for the bambino," is watch a big, fat movie. There's a single theatre here in Sana'a, a town of one million, but considering it's infested with rats or something similarly revolting, I've avoided it.