Wandering Clarkson is an intrepid traveller, a friend to those who roam, and a lover of all things Nebraska. An affectionate homage to Robert Harper Clarkson, the first bishop of Nebraska, Wandering Clarkson journeys throughout his Diocese, a pilgrim of this great state and its 53 Episcopal churches. The original Bishop Clarkson was described this way: […]
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I recently took a quick wander along Highway 26, where a blanket of pristine snow covered some of Nebraska’s most iconic landscapes. It was quite a sight to catch Chimney Rock on the horizon as I followed a bend in the road. The monument that I know so well somehow looked totally different against a stark white […]
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It’s cold today in Omaha, friends. Cold enough that the schools are closed. Cold enough that (rumor has it) the Canon to the Ordinary’s car wouldn’t start. Cold enough that lots of people are simply staying home with a cup of hot cocoa and a good book if they can help it. The temperature is […]
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I wandered to Columbus, Nebraska, on the coldest day of the year. I know, I know…that’s not saying much, considering that it’s still the first week of January. Still, believe me when I say that my journey was very chilly–hanging out around just one degree Fahrenheit until later in the afternoon, when the mercury jumped to […]
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Merry Christmas from Wandering Clarkson and the rest of your Diocese of Nebraska staff!
It’s a busy week for this little bishop! I’m getting ready to celebrate the Nativity of our Lord in style. #WanderingClarkson
The fog was thick when I wandered to Central City this morning, providing a rather magical setting for my journey. Literary, one might even say. Actually, a literary mood for this trip was quite fitting. Central City, Nebraska, happens to be the setting to several fine novels by acclaimed author Wright Morris. One of Morris’ best-known works, […]
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