Charles and Laura Thigpen: In Memoriam

W. Jackson Watts Many of our hearts were saddened to learn of the recent deaths of Dr. Charles A. Thigpen and his wife Sister Laura. They died just days apart, having reached their mid-90s. Their deaths came in fairly close proximity to Leroy Forlines. It’s sobering to watch…

Don’t Sleep, There Are Snakes: A Reflection

by W. Jackson Watts Recently I read Tom Wolfe’s latest work, The Kingdom of Speech. Wolfe is well-known and controversial journalist who has authored fiction and non-fiction works on a range of subjects. In the aforementioned title, a sort of exploration into philosophy, science, linguistics, and history, Wolfe…