Philip Sasser

Philip Sasser

Recent Essays

A Better Place to Watch a Game

Only an idiot would really miss the old Durham Athletic Park - or, if not an idiot, then only someone who hadn’t actually spent...

It’s a Complicated Life

It’s A Wonderful Life was on my mind again recently, this time while watching Vittorio De Sica’s 1948 film, The Bicycle Thief. The leading...

Sheep in the Parlor

These are good days for those residing in old homes with wide front porches and easy access to quaint Main Street shopping. After all,...