Monthly Archives: May 2017

Once Again, Real Life Copies Fiction, this time in New Jersey

In my blog post of January 4, 2017, “Life Imitates Fiction . . . Again (Or is it the other way around?),” I reported that the town of Culpeper, Virginia tried to block the building of a mosque by denying … Continue reading

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Masjid Morning a Finalist in 2017 International Book Awards

  I am happy to say that Masjid Morning has won a Finalist Award in the Fiction: Romance category of the 2017 International Book Awards. Three hundred winners and finalists were announced out of fifteen hundred entries. For a complete … Continue reading

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Go Green, Man

  Saturday and Sunday, we joined the 13th Annual Green Man Festival in Greenbelt, Maryland, “celebrating the star whose light and warmth has brought life to our planet.” But the festival also continues to be a leafy green one that encourages planting of … Continue reading

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Give me sanctuary . . .

But what does it mean? — lots of different things to lots of different people, whether you are debating the meaning of song lyrics or whether your city should become one.  About two weeks ago was “sanctuary” week for me. It started on … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Our Muslim Neighbors

On Sunday, my wife and I had the pleasure of attending the Mary Anne & Richard Cavicchi Christian Education Seminar on “Getting to Know Our Muslim Neighbors: An Introduction to Islamic Beliefs and Practices” at the Rocky River (OH) United … Continue reading

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