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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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Book Review: The Pirates Who Usually Don’t Do Anything

The Pirates Who Usually Don’t Do Anything, by Cindy Kennedy & Eric Metaxas As someone who is familiar with Metaxas’ more serious work relating to history and religion [1], I thought it would be worthwhile to look at some of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Gosnell

There is a moment in this movie that stood out to me as being pivotal both in the internal story of the (successful) effort to convict Philadelphia abortionist/serial murderer Kermit Gosnell of murdering infants who had been born alive and … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Christopher Robin

Probably the worst part of this film is that some people may think that it tells even a based on a true story origin story for the beloved Winnie The Pooh series.  It doesn’t.  The real life Christopher Robin didn’t … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Stood By A Lake: Volume 1

I Stood By A Lake:  Volume 1, written by Jolimichel Robinson, illustrated by Ron Cunningham [Note:  This book was sent to me free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.  A copy of the book … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Bad Kids

Sometimes the context in which one watches a movie makes a big difference in how one views it.  Last night I went to the house of one of my fellow CASAs in Washington County, Oregon, along with almost 20 other … Continue reading

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Book Review: Knock At A Star

Knock At A Star:  A Child’s Introduction To Poetry, by X.J. Kennedy and Dorothy M. Kennedy From childhood I have been interested in poetry.  Like many children of my generation I wrote silly limericks as as kid [1] and read … Continue reading

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