Monthly Archives: July 2010

Winter Light


This 1963 film by Ingmar Bergman has to be finest film ever made about Lutheranism for former Lutherans.  I would guess that most active Lutherans would hate it with its totally ineffective preacher, but to me the film perfectly captures … Continue reading

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McKeesport to Georgetown without Sleep


 Okay, I did it!  I took the Great Allegheny Passage from the confluence of the Monongahela and Youghiogheny Rivers in McKeesport, PA, (A southeastern Pittsburgh suburb) to Cumberland, Maryland, and then continued there on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath … Continue reading

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