We’ve headed into Iowa, where we stopped in Newton. There I interviewed Fr. Ernie Braida who has helped coordinate a Sister Church program with a church in El Salvador. He said they regularly send parishioners (including medical personnel) to help … Continue reading


The following is some other highlights from our week in Nebraska… We took the kids to an old Pony Express Station in Gothenburg. The Pony Express was put out of business by: the telegraph. And now it’s: Instant Messaging. When’s … Continue reading


We headed further east this week on Rte. 80, stopping in North Platte, Nebraska — home of the “Buffalo Bill Museum.” How Bill Cody got the name “Buffalo Bill” is by killing more than 4,000 buffalo during an eight month … Continue reading


We’ve headed into Nebraska where I was interviewed by the Ogallalla newspaper. (I practiced pronouncing the name more than a few times before we got to the town, so I didn’t lose any votes.) During the interview, I told the … Continue reading


An article ran in Sterling, Colorado’s Journal Advocate yesterday about the campaign. It noted that I said to curb greenhouse gas pollution, we need to cut back on consumer purchases. That is, so much energy is used to manufacture products. … Continue reading


We have finished Rte. 160 in southern Colorado and are heading north. In Pueblo, Colorado, I interviewed a woman whose husband had died two years ago of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma (a form of cancer). He had been a “missilier.” That is, … Continue reading


While in Alamosa, Colorado, I also met with Brian Benke. He participates in a Community Sponsored Agriculture project here in connection with El Sagrado Farms. People in the area buy “shares” at the beginning of the season ($450 a share). … Continue reading


A front page story ran in Colorado’s Valley Courier newspaper yesterday about the campaign. The story noted we had moved to the inner city of Cleveland to live side-by-side with the poor in order to be of better help… The … Continue reading