Communion on the Moon

Finally, during the recent fiftieth anniversary of the first landing on the Moon, an event that has been kept quiet by NASA for all those years was generally acknowledged at last. For the first thing a human did on the lunar surface was to take Communion. Moments after touchdown, the …

An Inspiring Life

Yesterday was the funeral of my best friend from high school, Albert S. “Pat” Murdoch (the nickname — which was what everyone called him — was due to his birthday on St. Patrick’s Day), former District Court justice. One of the most significant things about him is that he was …

Happy John Frum Day!

Something a bit different today, folks! What’s the most important holiday this month? It’s certainly not Presidents Day, nor even Valentines, but today, February 15, John Frum Day! This is the day that celebrates the appearance of the great messenger of the gods who prophesied the dawn of a new …