Peoria, Tazewell, And Woodford: Here, There & Everywhere

Book Review Extravaganza by Mike Foster

WE GOTTA GET OUT OF THIS PLACE: THE SOUNDTRACK OF THE VIETNAM WAR by Doug Bradley and Craig Werner. A Christmas gift of my elder daughter Martha, begun Dec. 26 … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Wrelkny Chapter 5 by Mike Foster

THE WRELKNY: CHAPTER FIVE     “STAGGER LEE” 32. When I woke up, all was dark and dead in the room. Only the hiss of the hook-ups. Through the unblinded … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling by Mike Foster

      “WHEN IRISH EYES ARE SMILING”   Donnelly’s Irish Pub Facebook 4501 N. Rockwood Drive Peoria, Illinois 309-691-0800 Open Mondays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.  [Some … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Fifth Sunday of Lent by Ted Wolgamot,Psy.D

THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT “Neither do I condemn you.” 8:11   Today’s gospel is a story about a trial. Trials mesmerize us. We love reading about them in murder … Continue reading

March 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Harsh and Dreadful Love: Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement by William D. Miller, reviewed by Mike Foster.

  While the gospel mandates for charity, kindness, and peace have sparked many to respond in words, far fewer have responded in deeds. Dorothy Day did. The Catholic Worker movement … Continue reading

March 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Aubade and Nocturne by Professor Mike Foster

“Aubade”   As I wake me up this day With plans and visions, Lord, I pray Lead me by Thy kindly light And bring me safe to bed tonight. –Mike … Continue reading

March 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Poems by C.S. Lewis edited by Walter Hooper reviewed by Mike Foster

Poems by C. S. Lewis; edited by Walter Hooper, reviewed by Mike Foster.   Perhaps none of G.K. Chesterton’s cheerleaders were more influential than C.S. Lewis, who championed Chesterton fluently … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

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