Prayer When Getting Tennis Balls Out of Trees

by Angier Brock As regards both distance and accuracy, I haven’t much of a pitching arm, and so the discovery of a tennis-ball-on-a-rope dog toy has facilitated my playing fetch with my dog Joey. I hold the end of the rope, swing it pendulum-like beside me, and let it...

You Can’t Go Home Again

by Tom Pappas This is the time of year that lots of Nebraskans get a little weird because of their hopes for the football season.  It really matters to us as a state how Big Red does. I’ll start with a brief, personal 49-year History of Husker Football. The coach I...

Summer of Grace

by Polly Chandler Summer is my season.  My spirits soar, I feel physically strong, and my love of nature is fueled by a world of blue and green:  blue skies, blue lakes, green forests and fields, and gardens of flowers.  It is also my season for exploring.  I love to...