Monthly Archives: January 2018

Book Review: Heart Of A Dog

Heart Of A Dog, by Mikhail Bulgakov I am of mixed feelings about this book, about as mixed as the mutt at the heart of this strange and compelling story.  On the one hand, the author as usual has written … Continue reading

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Book Review: Morphine

Morphine, by Mikhail Bulgakov I must admit that I have not been as familiar with the works of Bulgakov as I have with other Russian writers.  A friend of mine recommended him as an author and I have to agree … Continue reading

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Cena Rustica

Last night was the first dinner in our dinner club this year and it made for an interesting example of what happens when plans come together well at the last minute.  Although there are not as many people involved in … Continue reading

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Breaking Into Prison

For a variety of reasons I am fond of stories of stupid people.  Just today, for example, in my reading of the news of the weird [1], I came across a story where someone was found to have escaped from … Continue reading

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Book Review: Land Of Wolves: The Return Of Lincoln’s Bodyguard

Land Of Wolves:  The Return Of Lincoln’s Bodyguard, by T.J. Turner [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Ingram Publisher Services.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] [Caption courtesy of Anthony Fantano’s review of Desiigner’s “New English” … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lincoln’s Last Trial

Lincoln’s Last Trial:  The Murder Case That Propelled Him To The Presidency, by Dan Abrams [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Hanover Square.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The title of this book is not … Continue reading

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If I Could Walk Faster, I Would

Yesterday morning I woke up with a bit of pain in my left foot, and being no stranger to foot pain [1], I got ready like normal and went to work and figured that the pain would subside.  It did … Continue reading

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Book Review: Doubts About Darwin

Doubts About Darwin:  A History Of Intelligent Design, by Thomas Woodward The author is someone I happen to know (slightly) personally, largely because he got his Ph.D from the same university where I got my first master’s degree and because … Continue reading

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Book Review: Evolution: A Theory In Crisis

Evolution:  A Theory In Crisis:  New Developments In Science Are Challenging Orthodox Darwinism, by Michael Denton For many people, myself included, this book was the initial clarion call demonstrating the scientific flaws within the paradigm of evolution.  While the intellectual … Continue reading

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Camera One

For a variety of reasons, I suppose, I am fond of cynical songs about fame and popularity and all of that.  I suppose it is easy to be cynical if one has no expectation of ever being famous, but I … Continue reading

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