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Immortal Worms And Mortal Souls

[Note:  These are the notes to a sermonette spoken to the United Church of God congregation in Portland, Oregon on January 11, 2019.] How often do you think about immortal worms?  If I had to guess, it is not very … Continue reading

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Book Review: Kentucky Derby Dreams

Kentucky Derby Dreams:  The Making Of Thoroughbred Champions, by Susan Nusser This book is one of those volumes that takes advantage of a period of access granted to the author by a noted horse farm in Kentucky to provide a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Horses Never Lie About Love

Horses Never Lie About Love:  The Heartwarming Story Of A Remarkable Horse Who Changed The World Around Her, by Jana Harris I must say that what I got from this book was not quite as enjoyable as what I expected … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rescue Of Belle & Sundance

The Rescue Of Belle & Sundance:  One Town’s Incredible Race To Save Two Abandoned Horses, by Birgit Stutz and Lawrence Scanlan This is a fascinating book more for its context than for its contents.  And to be fair, its contents … Continue reading

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The Dingo Ate My Thanksgiving Scraps

There are some good things about being a bit out of touch with what is going on in the outside world on a day like this.  For example, I missed seeing a pop singer who had unsuccessfully tried to clown … Continue reading

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Book Review: Donkeys: Miniature, Standard, Mammoth

Donkeys:  Miniature, Standard, Mammoth:  A Veterinary Guide For Owners And Breeders, by Stephen R. Purdy I must admit that of all the books I have read on donkeys this is the one that I enjoyed the least.  Admittedly, that is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Donkeys

Donkeys:  Small-Scale Donkey Keeping, by Anita Gallion As someone who has read several books about donkeys it is interesting to see what different books have to say about the practice of taking care of donkeys as pets (as well as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Looking After A Donkey

Looking After A Donkey, by Dorothy Morris One of the odd quirks of reading multiple books about the same subject is the way that one can see the approaches that are taken to a given subject by various writers.  This … Continue reading

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Book Review: Donkey

Donkey:  The Mystique Of Equus Asinus, by Michael Tobias & Jane Morrison There are some people who tend to think of donkeys as particularly stubborn and mulish sort of animals, but those of us who have been able to see … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gardening With Chickens

Gardening With Chickens:  Plans And Plants For You And Your Hens, by Lisa Steele There are plenty of books about taking care of animals and plenty of books about gardening, but there are few books that seek to combine the … Continue reading

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