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Book Review: George Upside Down

George Upside Down, by Meghan McCarthy Having read a variety of works by the author relating to history and culture, this book is somewhat different from the rest but similar in the sense that it features appealing drawings and is … Continue reading

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When I Say Nothing At All

I particularly enjoy it, most of the time, when I am able to convey my feelings without having to say them.  This is even true when the communication is of a particularly trivial matter where it would seem to be … Continue reading

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Book Review: Heroes For My Daughter

Heroes For My Daughter:  Ordinary People Who Achieved The Extraordinary, by Brad Meltzer Admittedly, this book was not as bad as the companion volume “Heroes For My Son” also written by the same author.  There are definitely some serious issues … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Am Jim Henson

I Am Jim Henson, by Brad Meltzer, illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos What makes Jim Henson heroic?  To be sure, I like puppets as much as anyone else.  I help write puppet plays for a friend of mine who is a … Continue reading

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Book Review: For The Love Of Children

For The Love Of Children:  More Than 100 Inspiring Stories For And About Children, by Dwight L. Moody [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who reads … Continue reading

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The Subtle Coercion Of Events

This morning I had an instructive performance that was somewhat complex, and as part of my working out my complex feelings about it, I will write, as is my fashion.  So, I got up this morning and dressed up for … Continue reading

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Portland Anonymous: Fragment Five

One of the most important aspects of the Portland Anonymous Crew was names, and while most of our musicians chose flamboyant names for themselves, he chose the most obvious name of all, #N/A.  The hashtag was appropriately hipster for coming … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gosnell

Gosnell:  The Untold Story Of America’s Most Prolific Serial Killer, by Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer Having already seen the movie for this book [1] and having written at least occasionally on abortion before [2], I found this book to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Squanto And The Miracle Of Thanksgiving

Squanto And The Miracle Of Thanksgiving, by Eric Metaxas, illustrated by Shannon Stirnweis As someone who cares a great deal about the keeping of and memory of Thanksgiving [1], I find books about Thanksgiving to be intriguing and worthy of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Birthday ABC

The Birthday ABC, by Eric Metaxas, illustrated by Tim Raglin Although I am not someone who particularly cares personally about birthdays [1] to a great extent, except as an opportunity to be friendly to others, I definitely found this book … Continue reading

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