Daily Archives: February 8, 2011

Cheers To Some New Hires

The United Church of God has hired some unpaid ministers to take over areas abandoned by their previous pastors, and I wished to give them a proper greeting and my hopes for their success.  So, here is a cheer for … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Southern Indians

The Southern Indians:  The Story of the Civilized Tribes Before Removal, by R.S. Cotterill This dryly ironic and darkly humorous book about the cultural and political history of the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, and Chickasaw Indians before their removal in the … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Think I’m The Only Cab On The Road

Five years ago today, my father died of a heart attack.  I heard the news as I was getting my taxes done, and within a day or two I was in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with my brother and my mother, numb … Continue reading

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