Occasional Spark essayist Carey Keefe tries to text her mom (LOL). Meanwhile, certain oldpersons who don't want to bother with gadgets (like the hearing-aid battery) can't hear the smoke detector's low-power warning beeps.
Amps, speakers, hundreds of rocked-out sweaty students, an annual invasion of the former Turkey Capital of the World. A chat with two organizers of MACRoCk --the alternative music festival that thrashes through Harrisonburg each year.
“Five Things the Church Can Learn from Women’s Roller Derby” is a Kelly Figueroa-Ray essay for the Huffington Post. HuffPo religion-blogger Kelly Figueroa-Ray has a divinity degree from Wesley and also actually does do roller derby --under the rinkname Bible ThumpHer.