Friends in the Bible belt - if they know anything about my town (and the Northwest as a whole) - may see it as a place of spiritual darkness. Yet mixed in with the bumper crop of godless pagans are quite a few of the equally colorful and vigorously religious.
The two men sitting near me at the downtown coffee shop where I took my laptop and went to work were one of each.
But I had to smile; the dread-locked hippie was the one who sounded like a Christian evangelical.
Clean-cut guy in suspenders? He was the pagan.