Bird Walk Through the Bible (Virginia Holmgren)

In my experience, church libraries are often fairly lackluster, and/or stocked with naked propaganda for that particular church’s beliefs.  Occasionally, though, you run across something unique.  Bird Walk Through the Bible was one of these rare finds.  I first spotted it in a UCC church, but never read it – I didn’t know if I … Continue reading Bird Walk Through the Bible (Virginia Holmgren)

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The Bridge of San Luis Rey (Thornton Wilder)

I was reminded of this book after reading Turn Right at Macchu Picchu.  For their extensive network of roads to function in the Peruvian mountains, the Inca needed bridges to cross rivers and gorges.  So they engineered them out of grass.  Of course a grass bridge requires constant maintenance to stay together.  But don't let the … Continue reading The Bridge of San Luis Rey (Thornton Wilder)