My dear "childhood friend" is blogging! I hope you will go and visit her as "Ruby" at Blue Window. If you scroll down you’ll find a post full of way too nice things being said about yours truly.
As she mentions in her post, by sheer force of will we created what was probably the first and last ever Episcopal/Southern Baptist cooperative youth program. Although we grew up in a place where prejudice ruled, somehow the message of the gospel got through to both of us and informs the lives we live now as Episcopal civil rights lawyer and United Church of Christ pastor.
Ruby’s father was a hero of my childhood, and you can read a little more about him here.
Reconnecting with Ruby has been one of the great gifts of Google. Going to visit her last summer,
meeting her partner and younger son, catching up about her older
children and having her meet mine when they came to