Essays & Images on Cities, Travel and Contemporary Culture. A web journal of James A. Clapp, Ph.D., an UrbisMedia Ltd. Production

Carpe Diem: 2020.08.23 UDDERLY MIRACULOUS

 

Christians in upper Minnesota are ecstatic over the discovery of a very convincing image of the Blessed Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus, on the right flank of a Holstein dairy cow Read More

Carpe Diem: 2020.08.13 SPORT AND STATE

Sports, professional and amateur, are currently consumed with the limitations on their conduct presented by a virus that flourishes in the environment of sweaty bodies and puffing lungs. Read More

Carpe Diem: 2020.08.06 THE GREAT COUNTRY

Carpe Diem: 2020.05.31 Pandemic Inklings

Disgust and Dissolution in the Time of Covid

I don’t like waking up each day with feelings of contempt for my own country. About four decades ago I quietly dumped (when I did my last “Easter Read More

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