The travels of an ugly American

Written by Cole Williams on .


I read our editor’s last column “Stuck in the Middle of Tourism” with great interest. I’ve traveled a good deal in my life and have learned, often the hard way, how to behave in unfamiliar surroundings. I offer the following unsolicited advice to the uninitiated.


He Came to Touch

Written by Father David Allen on .


Over the last four months, I have spent a lot of time in Washington, D. C. and Philadelphia, as both cities prepared for the visit of Pope Francis in this Year of the Family. 


Stuck in the middle of tourism

Written by Quinn Welsch on .


I don’t frequent New Orleans very often, but when I do, I have to remind myself not to look too “touristy.”

As a guy, choosing an outfit is easy when going out, but I have to be careful when traveling to New Orleans.


President’s view: Some good news

Written by Stephen Waguespack on .

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In a world dominated by gloomy economic projections, combative political storylines and unsettling international developments, it is helpful to periodically focus on some good news. The hard-fought resurgence of American manufacturing is one of those stories.



Written by Rickey Howell on .


Years ago The Beatles sang a song titled “Yesterday.” 

I'm giving away my age here, but the song was a reflection of a bad experience.

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