Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Winding Down

From time to time over the course of the last several months I have had cause to mention my activities as a CASA [1].  At some point I will likely write my thoughts on how my first case has gone, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sherman’s March In Myth And Memory

Sherman’s March In Myth And Memory, by Edward Caudill and Paul Ashdown As I have noted before [1], I have a certain degree of fondness for William Tecumseh Sherman.  He was a redheaded, highly nervous and energetic person who had … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sherman Invades Georgia

Sherman Invades Georgia:  Planning The North Georgia Campaign Using A Modern Perspective, by John R. Scales When I picked up this book from the library I was a bit surprised to find that it had been published by the Naval … Continue reading

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Everything Has To Be An Adventure

Yesterday, shortly after posting my discussion of the sermon this past Sabbath [1], the internet went down where I live, and finding that resetting the router was unsuccessful.  Despite the lateness of the hour, it being around midnight, I decided … Continue reading

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Book Review: Appomattox 1865

Appomattox 1865:  Lee’s Last Campaign, by Ron Field, illustrated by Adam Hook Although I am a prolific reader of books relating to the American Civil War and have been since my youth, I have not read very much of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ought Yankee Traitors Rule The Nation?

Ought Yankee Traitors Rule The Nation?  by a North Carolina Backwoodsman This book is only thirteen pages, and my review of it is likely almost as long as the book itself.  Imagine yourself a year after the Civil War, when … Continue reading

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Youth Tales Of Crisis And Despair

This past Sabbath I heard a sermon that gave me a great deal to ponder.  The speaker commented in his introduction on the rise of youth tales of crisis and despair, as if this was a new thing, and he … Continue reading

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Book Review: Simplicity Of Life

Simplicity Of Life:  Why Does Being Human Complicate Everything, by Steve Leasock [Note:  I received this book free of charge by BooksGoSocial.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book is a textbook example of an author going beyond … Continue reading

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Book Review: Questioning Evangelism

Questioning Evangelism:  Engaging People’s Hearts The Way Jesus Did, by Randy Newman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who has always been very fond of … Continue reading

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Booklet Review: Angels

Angels:  God’s Messengers And Spirit Army by Beyond Today (Peter Eddington with Tom Robinson and Scott Ashley) In the evening portion of the Sabbath day, after I came home from a dinner with some fellow brethren of my congregation, I found … Continue reading

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