Hymn Stories – Continued

By Christopher Zoukis Somewhere in there, after his missionary work in England, he worked as a missionary in Liberia to the Kru and Bassa people.  This lasted for about fifteen years.  He then returned to England for five years.  Finally, he came home to Colorado, living on the hill at Belleview campus.  He was made […]

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Hymn Stories

By Christopher Zoukis The stone is red with polyps of purple.  Rough edges contrast with the polished, glass-like front where the name is engraved.  Above the name, floating surreally, two hands posed in prayer indicate that below lies a person of faith.  Below the name are the dates:  September 4, 1912 is the day of […]

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Nabokov (Part One)

By Christopher Zoukis In one of the most beautiful places on earth, or at least in Europe, is one of the most beautiful ‘walks.’  Kind of like the boardwalk at Santa Barbara, California, or the cement sidewalk along Mission Beach near La Jolla, California.  Only much longer.  The ‘walk’ goes all the way from Villeneuve […]

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Herman Bolle and Mirogoj

By Christopher Zoukis His name was Herman Bolle.  A Frenchman descended from generations of German architects, Bolle made Croatia his home for fifty years, residing in Zagreb.  Herman, too, was an architect.  He had knack for it, designing and building many buildings.  His Neo-Renaissance structures imprinted all of Croatia with edifices for diversion and thrill […]

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