Category Archives: Review

Do You See What I See?

On the fringes of the irregularly-shaped blocks formed in Kansas City’s Hyde Park neighborhood, where the street grid running south from the Missouri and east from the Kansas spreads over the undulating hills crowding up against the bluffs, an unprepossessing … Continue reading

Posted in blogging Kansas City, Musings, Review | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reading Abelard’s Letters

I stumbled across a copy of The Letters of Abélard and Héloïse stuffed on a bookshelf in a closet in the house where I had been living over a decade. I did not buy it. It was not mine. I … Continue reading

Posted in Review | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rabbi Jesus: a Review

Once in a great while I encounter an idea which resonates to my innermost core. These constructs become that little piece of jigsaw with the sky, the bit of cloud, and ray of insight that fit perfectly into a corner … Continue reading

Posted in Review | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On the Home of the Kanzas

One quality my father instilled in me from an early age was a love of history. Perhaps because he was a career Army officer I came to see that much of history is the story of military conflict. Marx, on … Continue reading

Posted in Review | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Blue Highways” Review

This is my Goodreads review of William Least Heat-Moon’s 1982 book Blue Highways: A coworker once told me, Route 60 starts as Atlantic Avenue in Virginia Beach and it runs all the way to Los Angeles. If you can’t find … Continue reading

Posted in Review | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment