Geoff Cordner is a 54-year old ultra-marathoner who has completed 100-mile runs through some of the roughest terrain in California. He’s also a web designer, photographer, and writer who blogs at Ultraholic. His fine essays—“Wandering,” “Gimp Shoes,” “Rattlesnakes, Wild Parrots, and Meditation on Sound”—reflect upon the mystery of running, the difficulty of human relationships, and […]
Here I am playing make-believe on my brother Geordie’s 48-foot commercial fishing vessel, the Brittany Lynn–which just happens to be docked in Gloucester, MA, the very town in which I’ve been staying. My dear friend Ellen treated me to breakfast the day before my birthday, and she, too, took a turn at the wheel.
I love a road trip. I’ve made innumerable jaunts to Anza-Borrego, Joshua Tree, Santa Barbara, and the Bay Area. I’ve driven to Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. I’ve made two cross-country runs in the last ten years. Then there are the visits made by plane, train, cab, and bus: NYC, St. Paul, MN, northern […]
Before I found the actual Church, libraries were the closest thing to a church I knew. I can’t imagine my faith, or my life, without books. And most of us can’t imagine Los Angeles without Louise Steinman, head of the ALOUD series at the L.A. Public Library. It’s hard to believe that every Los Angeleno […]
Barbara Nicolosi has worked in Hollywood since 1996 as a writer, producer, and production company executive. She’s also a blogger, speaker, Executive Director of The Story Institute at Azusa Pacific University, co-founder of Act One, a training/mentoring program for Catholic writers and producers. You haven’t lived till you’ve seen Barbara, in full Mother Superior mode, […]
‘The Father spoke one word from all eternity and he spoke it in silence, and it is in silence that we hear it.”–St. John of the Cross You know how when you’re going somewhere you’ve never been before, and you’re driving hopefully down the road and you see some unbelievable place and for a minute […]