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Hellenism Can Be Inclusive, Not Exclusive

Hellenism Can Be Inclusive, Not Exclusive

When I think about my Orthodox faith, where I would instinctively head to gather my core, the road always led straight to the Byzantine structure with the Greek Orthodox sign.
Hellenism Can be Inclusive, Not Exclusive

Hellenism Can be Inclusive, Not Exclusive

When I think about my Orthodox faith, where I would instinctively head to gather my core, the road always led straight to the Byzantine structure with the Greek Orthodox sign.
If My Gritty Ancestors Could Up and Flee Their Cozy Villages, Change Must Be in My DNA

If My Gritty Ancestors Could Up and Flee Their Cozy Villages, Change Must Be in My DNA

“It’s time you found a new version of yourself.
The Queen City of the Plains: A Place for Rockies, Nuggets, Broncos and Rino

The Queen City of the Plains: A Place for Rockies, Nuggets, Broncos and Rino

While Leviathans like bighorn sheep have no place in Denver, RiNo claims a permanent berth.
I’ll Stick to My Dusty Copy of  the Rolling Stones’ Tattoo You and Be Done with It  

I’ll Stick to My Dusty Copy of  the Rolling Stones’ Tattoo You and Be Done with It  

Once upon a time, machismo was expressed through a display of tattoos.
An Journey in the High Desert Recounts from Protestant Roots to Greek Orthodoxy

An Journey in the High Desert Recounts from Protestant Roots to Greek Orthodoxy

Growing up in the Washington, DC suburbs, hearing the Divine Liturgy meant driving for half-an-hour, depending on traffic.
Officially It’s the Taxpayers’ Retreat – But Don’t Even Think About Dropping By

Officially It’s the Taxpayers’ Retreat – But Don’t Even Think About Dropping By

In the semi-sleepy town of Thurmont, MD, pop 7,000, you won’t catch the natives all starry-eyed and hopelessly agog over ‘David’ – that’s what the locals call Camp David, the renowned retreat of presidents wrapped snugly in the coolness of Catoctin National Park, a 30-minute helicopter ride from the White House.
I’m a Johnny-Come-Lately, But I’m Joining This Group

I’m a Johnny-Come-Lately, But I’m Joining This Group

For a few weeks now, wedged in a booth pretending to mind my own business, I’ve spied a cozy circle of older gentlemen at a far corner of the dining room of the local Panera.
Radio Traffic Reporter Tells Motorists What to Expect on the Road Ahead

Radio Traffic Reporter Tells Motorists What to Expect on the Road Ahead

WASHINGTON – When Reada Kessler turns on her microphone middays, her soothing, sultry voice fills the WTOP radio airwaves over three frequencies, creating a giant audio footprint that reaches from Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley to the Chesapeake Bay.
A Good Day Starts with a Healthy Breakfast, No TV – And a Bed That’s Made

A Good Day Starts with a Healthy Breakfast, No TV – And a Bed That’s Made

You don’t have to be a certain age to heed the wisdom of John Stalick.