Amos the Churchmouse: The Ballad of Davy Crickett

Editor’s note: Amos, our churchmouse poet, decided last week to try out Willifred the white rat’s experimental tiny time machine. So, on Tuesday, Willifred installed his Tiny Time Traveler on Amos’ 1957 Cheese-rolet motorized matchbox.The first time Amos had tried the time machine, he had found himself in Israel and face-to-face with Mrs. Mouses and […]

July 14, 2006 Amos

Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse, unable to use the keyboard shift keys and unschooled in the art of punctuation. A reader recently requested that Amos rerun his account of meeting Davy Crickett. It seems he decided to try out Willifred the white rat’s experimental tiny time machine. So Willifred installed his Tiny Time […]

Movie Review — Remember: ‘The Alamo’ worth seeing in theaters

By Ben Kessler I remember the Alamo. I visited it about seven years ago and found it fascinating. This movie is a great embodiment of the things I found so interesting. In “The Alamo,” Texas militiamen face overwhelming odds when trying to defend a Spanish mission from the advancing Mexican army. The mission, although not […]

A View From Under the Pew

Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, unable to use the keyboard shift keys and unschooled in the art of punctuation. He decided last week to try out Willifred the white rat’s experimental tiny time machine. So Willifred installed his Tiny Time Traveler on Amos’ 1957 Cheeserolet motorized matchbox. The moment Amos climbed in, […]