Monthly Archives: February 2013

I Have A Post, And It’s Just So Long…So Long…

So, it’s 10:15PM here as I write this and I don’t really have time to write the sort of lengthy post I would like to, because I need to sleep. So, I thought it would be interesting to comment on … Continue reading

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The Right Inspiration

Writing, like any form of art, is easy if one has the right inspiration. Inspiration can be a tricky matter, though. I have noticed for myself that there are times when it is easy for me to write and other … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Monarchs Of The Renaissance

Monarchs Of The Renaissance: The Lives and Reigns of 42 European Kings and Queens, by Philip J. Potter Some time ago, I reviewed my first book for De Re Militari, the Medieval Military History society. The book was great, giving … Continue reading

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Insanity’s Silver Lining

So, I want to lay it out in the open that I like Jennifer Lawrence. She’s an adorable brunette, genuine and awkward, who trips over herself when climbing onstage like I often do, who has a mixture of strength and … Continue reading

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Give Us Your Sons….And Daughters

So, while I was doing some of my reading today, I came across an interesting article that will make life a little more interesting for the young women that I know [1]. By law, all American men between the ages … Continue reading

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Pound Puppies

I’m going to date myself here, but I remember a toy as a child called pound puppies, where the theme was to encourage people to adopt loveable animals in hard times. I’m not sure how well it worked, but it … Continue reading

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Judging At The Checkout Line

Occasionally I like to muse on the subject of judgment, sometimes rather seriously and sometimes not so seriously (like today). Most of us dislike it when other people judge us. Sometimes our replies are indignant and full of anger, sometimes … Continue reading

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If Music Be The Food Of Love, Play On

About a year ago, I gave one of the most ironic messages of my life to an audience of mostly teens and young adults just outside of Chiang Mai, Thailand. In that message [1] I sang the chorus of one … Continue reading

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The Contemporary Relevance Of Biblical Slave Codes

It is an undeniable fact that during the first century of Christian slavery was an immensely important institution in the Roman Empire, where Christianity first flourished (though it rapidly spread to neighboring states like Parthia and Axum). Some historians estimate … Continue reading

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The Plain Truth About Mechanical Leavening

I hope my readers will pardon the inside joke of the title of this particular blog entry. A couple of years ago around this time of year I wrote a blog entry on the three types of leavening [1], and … Continue reading

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