Monthly Archives: October 2013

Warp and Woof

The threads in a woven fabric are composed of the warp (threads running lengthwise) and woof (threads running crosswise) to create the texture of the fabric. I have a shirt I really like. It is as comfortable as any I … Continue reading

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In the 1960s rural Palatine, Illinois, was dotted with suburban enclaves. This was before Chicago’s urban sprawl devoured the farms that surrounded it. I grew up in one of those enclaves, called Winston Park.  It was chock full of kids … Continue reading

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The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. (Psalm 19:1) Stars. At the edge of the Zumwault Prairie, 4,800 ft. above sea level, the powerful presence of the intruding universe explodes in a symphony … Continue reading

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