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The Duck Who Thought He Was A Chicken

From time to time I find that there is a great deal of insight and understanding that can be gained from animals, and while it is easy to laugh at the silly antics of animals, sometimes there are more poignant … Continue reading

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Goats Behind The Door

[Photo courtesy of jewornotjew.com, in their discussion on Monty Hall.] [Note:  This is the prepared text for a sermonette given to the United Church of God congregation in Portland, Oregon on May 11, 2019.] How many of you here have … Continue reading

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Book Review: Skulls

Skulls:  An Exploration Of Alan Dudley’s Curious Collection, by Simon Winchester, photography by Nick Mann This book’s title is right about one thing, and that is that Alan Dudley’s collection of skulls is definitely curious.  Whether or not that is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Farmer Duck

Farmer Duck, by Martin Waddell & Helen Oxenbury This is one of the worst books I have ever read.  It is difficult to imagine how such a book like this could be written and conceived as an exploration of justice.  … Continue reading

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The Bible On Hyraxes

Original photo belongs to:  By Charles J Sharp – Own work, from Sharp Photography, sharpphotography.co.uk, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=68629435 If you consult the wikipedia entry for hyraxes, you will find that the Bible is mentioned more times than one would … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cats Are Weird

Cats Are Weird And More Observations, a cat book by Jeffrey Brown Cats are weird, but their weirdness is something that tends to draw a lot of interest from readers and writers.  The author of this book, who has written … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cat vs Human

Cat vs Human, by Yasmine Surovec I sometimes get more than a little bit of grief for reading so many books about cats, not least because I don’t have any pets and have not for quite some time.  For a … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Cat’s Life

A Cat’s Life, by Gemma Correll I got this book from my library as part of their focus on books about cats, and as I am fond of reading funny books about cats, despite not having any pets [1].  And … Continue reading

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Book Review: Furiously Happy

Furiously Happy:  A Funny Book About Horrible Things, by Jenny Lawson This wasn’t quite the book I wanted.  That is not to say that this is a horrible book.  If you have read, and enjoyed, the author’s previous work Let’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Otter Of Death

The Otter Of Death (A Gunn Zoo Mystery #5), by Betty Webb This is the point where the Gunn Zoo mysteries stopped being any fun to read.  In fact, the political nature of this book made the rest of the … Continue reading

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