Monthly Archives: October 2016

Many Happy Returns, Or, The Return Of The Chinacutioner

As I commented last night [1], one of the errands I had after an exhausting and long journey back from Europe was to deal with a laptop that I had purchased three weeks ago just before the Feast that had … Continue reading

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Book Review: Becoming Oregon

Becoming Oregon:  From Expedition To Exposition, edited by Robert Lewisohn Hamm I picked up this book when I visited the Oregon History Trail Museum some months ago [1], and upon reading it during my trip back from Estonia, I have … Continue reading

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Book Review:  The Same River

The Same River, by Jaan Kaplinski There are some books that are simply awful books that no one would ever want to read, and that are devoid of interest except for the point of mocking them [1].  There are other … Continue reading

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Back In The U.S.S.R.

As I am someone who likes to write about my travel experiences, especially because they often provide elements of humor about them or reveal general concerns that apply throughout life [1], I thought it would be worthwhile to provide a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Candidate

The Candidate:  A Newsmakers Novel, by Liz Wiehl with Sebastian Stuart [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book manages to do what might seem impossible, find … Continue reading

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Book Review: Riley Unlikely

Riley Unlikely:  With Simple Childlike Faith, Amazing Things Can Happen, by Riley Banks-Snyder with Lisa Velthouse [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Although the author, who considers herself to … Continue reading

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A Review Of The 2016 Feast Of Tabernacles In Kuressaare, Estonia

In the habit of most recent years [1], I will endeavor to give my thoughts and overall impressions on the Feast of Tabernacles that I had this year in the lovely town of Kuressaare, Estonia, with about sixty-five other brethren. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Starry-Eyed

Starry-Eyed:  Seeing Grace In The Unfolding Constellation Of Life And Motherhood, by Mandy Arioto [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] There are a lot of books being released right … Continue reading

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Book Review: Falling Free: Rescued From The Life I Always Wanted

Falling Free:  Rescued From The Life I Always Wanted, by Shannan Martin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Nelson Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is a book that it is easy to criticize … Continue reading

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Preparing For The Great White Throne Judgment

[Note:  The following is the prepared text for the sermonette given on the morning of the services for the Last Great Day/Eighth Day at the United Church of God Feast of Tabernacles in Estonia on October 24, 2016.] It is … Continue reading

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