Daily Archives: June 28, 2014

Book Review: Stalling For Time

Stalling For Time: My Life As An FBI Negociator, by Gary Noesner I was loaned this book last Sabbath a fellow member of the congregation who enjoys reading as well [1], and found this book to be thankfully short (only … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Mosby – 06-26-2014 – St. Helens, Oregon (Columbia View Amphitheater)

Last night, on an overcast evening in St. Helens, local alt-rock band Mosby played three sets worth of music to a small and tame but attentive audience of people attending this week’s concert as part of the 13 Days of … Continue reading

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Today In History, On June 28th, 1914, The World Went Mad

June 28th is St. Vitus’ Day, and the anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo, where in a hard-fought battle the medieval Serbian monarchy lost against the rising power of the Ottoman Empire. The battle itself was not as decisive as … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Mad Catastrophe

A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro This book fills a niche that many people, even those who are students of World War I [1], may not even … Continue reading

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