Category Archives: Musings

Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Kenny G

On his entertaining video for his ten least favorite songs of 1987, You Tube video blogger Todd In The Shadows, who I am particularly fond of [1], put at #1 Kenny G’s top ten hit “Songbird,” with some expletive-loaded commentary … Continue reading

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How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria

I have watched with a fair amount of grim dissatisfaction the drama surrounding the Alabama Senate race which is pitting Judge Roy Moore against someone else.  Honestly, I don’t know who he is running against, and I couldn’t be bothered … Continue reading

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In Articulo Mortis

For whatever reason, it sometimes falls to me [1] to introduce songs for special music and to give some sort of explanation of their meaning or context.  I suppose it is well known that these are areas of interest to … Continue reading

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In Defense Of The Juggalo

Who is a juggalo and why am I speaking in his (or her) defense?  Although some of my readers may be familiar with juggalos as an organized group, many may not, as the term identifies those who are fans of … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Carly Simon

On the face of it, Carly Simon would appear to be an obvious choice for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.  She was an immensely successful singer-songwriter who wrote her own songs, won numerous awards and has … Continue reading

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On Every Corner You Turn There’s A Heartache

This morning I woke up while it was still dark with the sound of a windstorm racing through the neighborhood.  Every once in a while the lonely sound of sirens [1] would sound through the early morning as some emergency … Continue reading

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Mysteries Of The Bible: Is Satan Necessary?

Late last night, as I was sleepy after volleyball practice, I received the following set of questions from a loyal reader of this blog that I thought worthy of discusses at some length, with a minimum of speculation.  The initial … Continue reading

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Distorting Reality By Despising Others

Yesterday at services in Portland, the gentleman who gave the sermonette had a thoughtful subject to discuss [1] and he went about his message in a very intriguing way.  First, he began with an object illustration that I found highly … Continue reading

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Mysteries Of The Bible: What Does The Bible Mean By Discerning The Times?

Yesterday evening, I read the following e-mail from one of my readers who had a thoughtful question to me.  I gave this reader a short reply but mentioned that I would like to write a longer post to give a … Continue reading

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Seasons Change

Earlier today I had a conversation with someone I only know online who happens to be a prolific reader and a thoughtful reviewer of the books she reads.  I noticed that she had commented that since November was approaching that … Continue reading

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