Extending the Blessings of Civilization to our Brother who Sits in Darkness

Word Count: 3337 Over the past month or so, I’ve been catching some flak for my supposed lack of patriotism, a lack of enough love for Romania and/or America, which then gets translated into love for Russia. I tried defusing this with some humor but I realize that it may have sailed over a few heads, so let’s try using some basic, plain talk. Samuel … Continue reading Extending the Blessings of Civilization to our Brother who Sits in Darkness

On the Kindness of Strangers

The other night while admiring the holiday decorations in the main square, a man came up to us holding a camera bag. He thought we had dropped it and was seeking to return it. I thanked him for his efforts because while it didn’t belong to us, the guy was clearly trying to do the right thing. While filming my documentary, and through my personal … Continue reading On the Kindness of Strangers