Notes from the Road: Third Stop, Louisville, Book Signing

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  “I once had a grant that financed classes in Women in the Hebrew Bible for a group of low-income women in Louisville, Kentucky.  Those classes went on for almost four years.  When they were finally over, the women who had been participating the longest took me for a day at the races at Churchill […]

An Interview for Lydia: Grand Rapids Morning Show

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On September 5 I published a post about my interview with Bob Batcher on WHRO TV’s show, “Norfolk Perspectives.” http://pdrobertson.com/2015/09/05/an-interview-for-lydia-norfolk-perspectives/ Yesterday,  I published the second of my “Notes from the Road” blogs, “Second Stop: Grand Rapids, Michigan.” http://pdrobertson.com/2015/10/31/notes-from-the-road-second-stop-grand-rapids-michigan/ In that second blog post, I described an interview on Grand Rapids’ WGVU Radio’s “Morning Show,” with […]

Notes from the Road: Second Stop, Grand Rapids Book Signing

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Monday 26 October 20 2015       Artwork by Katherine Marty   Tomorrow I will fly into Grand Rapids, Michigan, arriving at 1:05 (with the usual creek-rising caveat), met by my dear friend, Wendy, who was just in Norfolk last month to attend the book talk at the Slover Library for Looking for Lydia; […]

Notes from the Road: First Stop, Texas

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Mansfield, Texas, by way of Dallas/Ft. Worth (Non-Stop: Believe It Or Not)             I thought I wouldn’t count this trip as part of my book tour,  because one problem after another seemed to dictate no schedule of talks or book signings.  I was disappointed and frustrated.  Call them again!  Push […]

Lydia’s Bloopers: The Finale

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On June 29th of this year, my friend, Terri, her daughter, Rhonda, and I convened at my house with the intention of producing a well-scripted comic video to publicize my book, Looking for Lydia; Looking for God.  We had settled on comedy as it seemed to stand the best chance of everyone’s video fantasy–“going viral” […]

The Slover Book Talk #2: More Photos; alas, the video

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Well, folks, I am sorry to report that insurmountable problems with the Phantom Video dictate a new approach.  For the Slover Book Talk #2 I offer a bountiful serving of more and more and more fabulous photographs!!   Everything you always wanted to know about who was there: what they wore, what they ate, with […]

The Slover Book Talk #1: Photographs

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    On Saturday September 12 2015 between 2:00 and 4:00 in the afternoon, the new Slover Library in Norfolk, Virginia, sponsored a book talk and signing for me and for my book, Looking for Lydia; Looking for God.     Slover Library 6th floor Community Room   Views from the 6th floor of The […]

An Interview for Lydia: Norfolk Perspectives

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On Wednesday afternoon at 1:00, I walked into the headquarters of WHRO in Norfolk, Virginia, to tape a segment of a popular local show, called Norfolk Perspectives.  I was there to talk about my book, Looking for Lydia; Looking for God and to publicize the event that the Slover Library is sponsoring for me on […]

Featured on Snowflakes in a Blizzard

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Looking for Lydia; Looking for God was recently featured on the blog Snowflakes in a Blizzard.   Snowflakes was started by a man who has devoted a tremendous amount of time and energy not just to building this website but to maintaining it every week. He’s not just the chief cook and bottle-washer; for a […]

Do I Dare to Eat a Peach? L or l? . or ;? .” or “.?

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Sure enough, here it came, with a warning, “Corrections Only.” Working all afternoon, I got it back to them late today.  I struggled with questions of capitalization:  incarnation or Incarnation; resurrection or Resurrection?  I consulted the Book of Common Prayer; I consulted several tomes of biblical criticism; I consulted Google.  The consensus is that there’s […]