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The Law Of Small Numbers

I spent most of yesterday where I ended the night before.  Spending an enjoyable day in the company of friends (including at least a little time in the evening with some of those I had eaten dinner with on Saturday … Continue reading

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A Most Unusual Resource

In many respects, yesterday was the sort of day that tends to happen quite often, and greatly to my pleasure as well.  It certainly was an odd day, though, and one that well deserves the sort of discussion I will … Continue reading

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Book Review: Harvest

Harvest:  Unexpected Projects Using 47 Extraordinary Garden Plants, by Stefani Bittner & Alethea Harampolis [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/10 Speed Press.] This is a really enjoyable book to read.  Do you like beautiful, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Low Maintenance Gardening

Low Maintenance Gardening:  Lawn & Garden Step-By-Step Visual Guide, by Anne M. Zeman I will admit that one of my more unusual reading interests is gardening books [1], and this book provides a worthwhile approach to gardening books that is … Continue reading

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Keeping Ourselves Open To Adventure

This morning, when I woke up more than a little tired after the long day yesterday, a day in which I had quite a few good conversations but did not end up doing any dancing [1], I did not have … Continue reading

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Book Review: Large Family Logistics

Large Family Logistics:  The Art And Science Of Managing The Large Family, by Kim Brenneman For the record, I do not come from a large family, nor am I in any particular place to plan for a family of the … Continue reading

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Reading For My Supper

Recently I have done a fair amount of reading that cased me to reflect on my childhood and on the development of my habits of being an avid reader [1].  It is admittedly a bit mysterious where my extreme avidity … Continue reading

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Cool For The Winter

Like the pastor of my congregation, I am puzzled at how even the slightest hint of snow and ice completely shuts down traffic in the Portland area.  At any rate, upon the approach of yet another winter storm, I received … Continue reading

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Mysteries Of The Bible: Does Isaiah 66:24 Speak Of Immortal Worms?

One is put in the way of biblical mysteries in a variety of different ways [1].  Sometimes people ask you questions and you go about answering them.  Recently, my congregation had a sermonette class where I delivered a message on … Continue reading

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Assuming I Can Get Through

Yesterday evening I received an invite to the going away party of one of my friends and occasional travel buddy [1] in my local congregation.  Given the state of weather here, I gamely replied that assuming I could get there, … Continue reading

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