Monthly Archives: July 2019

Audiobook Review: Great Courses: How To Listen To And Understand Great Music: Part II

Great Courses:  How To Listen To And Understand Great Music:  Part II:  The High Baroque, taught by Professor Robert Greenberg One of the pleasures of listening to this series of lectures, which in its entirety goes on for 48 lectures … Continue reading

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Feet Don’t Fail Me Now

One of the results of having feet as painfully afflicted as my own is the way that one notices the troubled feet of others as well.  Over the last few days I was at our church’s regional camp for preteens … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: How To Listen To And Understand Great Music: Part III

Great Courses:  How To Listen To And Understand Great Music:  Part III:  The Classical Era I, taught by Professor Robert Greenberg There is a certain joy in listening to this particular talk about chamber music, a joy that only increases … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: How To Listen To And Understand Great Music: Part I

Audiobook Review:  Great Courses:  How To Listen To And Understand Great Music:  Part I, taught by Prof. Robert Greenberg Forty-eight lectures of 45 minutes apiece may not be enough time to explain the history of Western music and encourage its … Continue reading

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Too Late To Apologize

During the summer of 2013, when I was staying for a period of some weeks at the home of close friends who I did not realize at the time were distant relatives, a young woman of the family kept on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cowboy Joel And The Wild, Wild West

Cowboy Joel And The Wild Wild West, written by the Gagnon family, illustrated by Seth Yoder [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Adams PR Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Sometimes good books come out … Continue reading

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Book Review: Why Are You Barefoot?

Why Are You Barefoot?, by Dr. Jeff Brodsky, illustrated by Ellie Sullivan [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Adams PR Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This was another one of those books that I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Existence

Existence, by Christopher Manners [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In reading this lengthy cycle of poems, written in ABAB rhyming lines as well as occasional accents to … Continue reading

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Relying On God And Christ

Before I begin talking too much, I would like to ask you some questions.  The theme for this year’s preteen camp is relying on Christ, who is our rock.  What are some areas in your life where it is important … Continue reading

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Book Review: By The Seat Of My Pants

By The Seat Of My Pants:  Humorous Tales Of Travel And Misadventure, edited by Don George There were a few mild surprises, at least in this particular book.  One mild surprise was that I was already familiar with some of … Continue reading

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