Daily Archives: July 16, 2015

Twenty-Four Tieclips

My late maternal grandfather [1] had a large and treasured collection of tieclips that he built up over the course of his lifetime. It was our family’s tradition, whenever we saw a tieclip on our travels, especially if we knew … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Fall Of Rome And The End Of Civilization

The Fall Of Rome And The End Of Civilization, by Bryan Ward-Perkins Although this book is fairly short, coming in at about 180 pages of reading material and a lot of meticulous footnotes, it packs a pretty serious impact for … Continue reading

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Searching For Pluto

When I was about eight years old, I wrote my first essay in response to a sermon at church. The minister had spoken about what we wanted in the Kingdom of God, and thinking about the Kingdom of God as … Continue reading

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