The art of sitting in the woods. Asking questions of where life began.
The arc of travel defined the community of Oakland.
So keeping cool was always a challenge, especially when otherwise reasonable adults would gather into a confined space on a Sunday morning.
What is the soul of Russia? A nation which endeavors to be modern seems to have one foot anchored in the dark past of tsarist Russia.
This is part of a series of stories on Oakland Christian Church, a small country church north of Columbia, Missouri. As Garrison Keilor would frequently share, nothing distinguishes a country church more than the food at the fellowship dinners.