Freedom of religion; freedom of the press, and freedom of person under the protection of habeas corpus, and trial by juries impartially selected. These principles form the bright constellation which has gone before us, and guided our steps through an age of revolution and reformation.

—Thomas Jefferson, first inaugural address (1801)


On writing for the small church choir (1991)

The ultimate answer is not 42 (2006)


Televangelists: Are we listening? (1987)

A short song about New York City (1988)

A little holiday drivel (2000)

A Hymn for 2006

Puns for small audiences… (2014)

Dean’s Quotes (2016): being a selection of the wit and wisdom of the ages, and the lack thereof.