Christmas Spirit (and Monsters and Other Fun)

(No episode next week.) The other weekend, after attending a menorah lighting at a local tea house, my husband and I joined a parade of monsters talking down the sidewalk.  There were vicious satyr-like manimals with sticks in their hands and wicker baskets on their...

Meeting New Peoples

A few weeks before this recording, an American missionary in a kayak made it his goal to bring Christianity to the people of North Sentinel Island.  The people there live an anachronistic life, similar to that of other cultures in the stone age. In the few brief...

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept 15 to Oct 15. Join us in celebrating cultural touchstones and famous people, as well as learning things like the distinction between Latino and Hispanic. The first thing we need to do is to clear up some confusion on...