I was talking with a Cleveland city school teacher yesterday who is also quite active doing social justice work  with the Catholic Workers here.   She said farmers will continue to grow coca plants in, say,  Columbia “as long as … Continue reading


Dan Kremer, an organic farmer in Yorkshire, Ohio, just sent me something from the National Catholic Rural Life Conference.   It was titled: Eating Is A Moral Act.   One of the issues raised was: “Supporting fair wages and healthy … Continue reading


The Koinonia Farm experience continues… I was interviewed for Koinonia’s newsletter the “Cotton Patch News.” One of the questions: What are your views on politics and religion? Answer: “Politics should be an extension of one’s spirituality. That is, I take … Continue reading


For Martin Luther King Jr. Day today, my family and I road in a Koinonia Farm float in a parade through downtown Americus, Georgia, in the heart of the “Deep South.” As mentioned in an earlier journal entry, Koinonia Farm … Continue reading


Our family joined a group of some 50 Catholic Workers (and others) today on a damp, cold, two and a half hour Good Friday “Way of the Cross” walk through downtown Clevleland. The Stations of the Cross were matched against … Continue reading