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Some Thoughts On The Relationship Between Climate And Civilization

Before our highly politicized times, it was once imagined that the weather was a safe topic of conversation [1].  Obviously that is no longer the case.  The fault for this extends in at least two directions.  On the one hand, … Continue reading

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

Few bands have ever screwed up the chance at stardom in rock and roll as thoroughly and completely as The Replacements did.  From botching a chance to turn revival touring into a new beginning to showing up at performances drunk … Continue reading

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You Will Go Out With Joy

So, how has this Tacoma Weekend compared so far with times past, which have prompted some interesting posts [1]? Well, right now I feel pretty exhausted like I want to sleep as soon as possible, and I am also listening … Continue reading

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A Bullet With Butterfly Wings And Gimpy Feet

I figured I was in for a rough day as soon as I woke up around 5:30AM with my left foot bothering me in a familiar way (at least for my right foot) [1].  And indeed I was, at least … Continue reading

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Poll: Song Reviews

There are quite a few songs I have wanted to review, but I’m not sure which one(s) would be the most appreciated.  I have a few quirky songs that I’d like to say more about, so I will include a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bambi Vs. Godzilla

Bambi Vs. Godzilla:  On The Nature, Purposes, And Practice Of The Movie Business, by David Mamet I got this book from the library and I have to say that it was a funny book to read.  Just its title alone–a … Continue reading

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On Jesus Christ’s Recruitment Methods

As happens from time to time [1], it was my responsibility to teach Sabbath School today, and the lesson for today involved the recruitment and selection of the twelve disciples.  Since there happened to be a wide variety of ways … Continue reading

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Book Review: Discipling As Jesus Discipled

Discipling As Jesus Discipled:  7 Disciplines Of A Disciplemaker:  John 17, by Dann Spader [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As I was reading this book, I was … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

[Warning:  There be spoilers below.] As is my practice with movies like this [1], I went into the latest Star Wars movie as spoiler free as possible.  I didn’t read any reviews about the movie and assiduously avoided the vlogs … Continue reading

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La Hotel Espero: Chapter Fourteen: Part One

Day Five:  Kate It came naturally to her to help her friend in need.  She did not know what Ashley had done to find herself crumpled in a heap in the dark night, but it looked as if she was … Continue reading

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