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On The Feeding Of Reindeer And Alpacas

Today I spent a fair bit of time this afternoon both going to and from a place where more than sixty of t he people who went to the Feast of Tabernacles in Anchorage, Alaska. This place happened to be … Continue reading

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Flying Low Over A Moose Dance Party

Today continued the streak of messages that dealt with the reign of God over the universe in an excellent and thought provoking sermonette that discussed a point that had come up in a conversation with a longtime friend that commented … Continue reading

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A Man In Search Of His Lost Ferret

Yesterday at church I had one of those occasional odd but memorable experiences with someone that happens from time to time in the Portland area and (truth be told) outside of it as well. As a writer, one of my … Continue reading

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Lessons In Framing From A Lobster

Recently I decided to check out the music video for the current Dua Lipa single “We’re Good,” and it struck me in watching the video that there is a lobster in this music video that is very sympathetically framed. I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Quotes From Goats

Quotes From Goats: Home Is Where The Herd Is, by Dan Monteiro My feelings about goats are admittedly a bit ambivalent, and this book does a good job at pointing out that ambivalence in a humorous and lighthearted way. By … Continue reading

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Book Review: Never Cry Wolf

Never Cry Wolf, by Farley Mowat I read this book on the recommendation of some friends of mine who saw and appreciated the 1983 movie adaptation of the book and thought that I would appreciate the book and its odd … Continue reading

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Book Review: To The Top Of The World

To The Top Of The World: Adventures With Arctic Wolves, by Jim Brandenburg, edited by Joann Bren Guernsey This is a gorgeous and well photographed book that details the lengthy experience of a noted photographer in a remote location and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Two Dianas In Somaliland

Two Dianas In Somaliland: The Record Of A Shooting Trip, by Agnes Herbert This is a strange and somewhat fascinating book that simply begs to be viewed from a variety of perspectives. The fact that the author claims herself to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Mammals Of Somaliland

The Mammals Of Somaliland by Ralph Evelyn Drake-Brockman This is a book that will not meet the approval of those with a contemporary view of animals and how they should be dealt with. This book generally consists of short and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lady And The Panda

The Lady And The Panda: The True Adventures Of The First American Explorer To Bring Back China’s Most Exotic Animal, by Vicki Constantine Croke This book is an interesting one, because it occurs at a vitally important time, in the … Continue reading

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