The Smell Test

Temperature:  97, humidity, 97. Sweat factor:  100%.   That was yesterday in New York City. I’m here for a few days with an extremely limited wardrobe and of the few clothes I do have, most are for the much cooler weather I enjoyed in London during May and June. I did break down and buy…

Mystery Worship One

From May through July, I shall use part of my Sabbatical to visit various churches and record my experiences there. My first venture was to Apostles Church, on the Upper East Side in New York City.  This choice was easy, as both my NYC sons and families attend there.  They willingly agreed with my walking…

NYC Living and Children

Yesterday morning, I left one son’s apartment on the Upper West Side, meandered through Central Park, not really knowing where I’d emerge but figuring that at some point, I’d have to come out on the Upper East Side, and then walked quite a way further east in order to meet my daughter-in-law and the three…