Tag Archives: Ash Wednesday

The Ashen Heart

The February 14, 1945 Lewiston Evening Journal’s headline read “Russians Crash Through Queis River Line.”  It was the second day of bombing raids on Dresden, Germany. The Bill Davis Smoke Shop’s ad on page 10 simply offered four different brands … Continue reading

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Le Carême

Early morning, Ash Wednesday. Brighter than last year.

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On the Corner of Ash Street

On Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras is over.

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It was a chilly Mardi Gras in New Orleans yesterday, but it didn’t stop revelers from throwing plastic beads all over the place.  I won’t pretend to understand.  The closest I ever got to anything like this annual celebration was … Continue reading

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