Battle on the Home Front

In the World War II years, fronts referred to specific areas of fighting, whether the Eastern Front or the Home Front. The soldiers on the front lines may have been doing the actual fighting, but there were plenty of folks back home who were working in factories, collecting scrap metal, planting “victory gardens” and rationing…

The Strange and Bazaar

Nothing like getting startled awake at 6 a.m. by the call to prayer ringing out over the city, to make you realize you’re not in Kansas anymore. “Now,” I thought, as I took advantage of already being awake to pray to the real, living God for the Turkish people. “Now, I feel like I am…