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“All We Have Left” in Numéro Cinq

“All We Have Left,” a 2012 memoir of mine about Bosnia-Herzegovina — a photo and travel essay, featuring art by Samir Biščević and music by Merima Ključo and Miroslav Tadić — has just been published in the online Canadian literary magazine … Continue reading

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The “Bosnian Spring”: Anniversaries, Protests, and an Uncertain Future

30 years ago this week, the 1984 Winter Olympics began in Sarajevo. 20 years ago this week, the Markale marketplace massacre in Sarajevo shocked the world. This week, riot police in Tuzla clashed with demonstrators fed up with the political … Continue reading

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2013: A Blog’s Life

This New Year’s Day, gratitude for all of you who followed Wayne Street Soul in 2013. Thank you so much! Here are some highlights from the past year: “Viva Bosnia” — on the stirrings of hope in a shattered land … Continue reading

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New England Fall

Today, as the darkness of daylight savings approaches, a few images of light and shadow from the New England fall…

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Remembered Landscapes

In my class on religion and popular culture, we explore the notion of sacred space. Often, I’ll show my students a few very short clips from Ken Burns’ The National Parks: America’s Best Idea: this one on Native American notions … Continue reading

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Season’s End

High school baseball seasons in New England are painfully short. This one began with deep snow in March and ended with heavy rain in May, washing out our last — and most eagerly anticipated — game of the year, against … Continue reading

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Keeping Score

Even though I quit playing organized baseball more than a decade ago, I still feel the same unruly, boyish intensity every time I’m near a field. Whether I’m coaching high school players or rooting for my own young kids, I … Continue reading

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