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Book Review: The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist:  My Life Inside The Room, The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made, by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell One of the more chilling lines in this book–and there are a lot–is when the actor that the author replaces … Continue reading

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Book Review: Project Zebra

Project Zebra:  Roosevelt And Stalin’s Top Secret Mission Mission To Train 300 Soviet Airmen In America, by M.G. Crisci in collaboration with Gregory Gagarin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions … Continue reading

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A Eulogy For A Friend

I spent a substantial portion of my afternoon today in Canby, Oregon [1], a place I would not have any reason to visit were it not that I have friends there.  A long but well-organized memorial included three segments of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Carry On

Carry On:  A Story Of Resilience, Redemption, And An Unlikely Family, by Lisa Fenn [Note:  This book was provided by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book is a companion volume to two ESPN movies … Continue reading

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Book Review: Summer Fling

Summer Fling, by Jean Copeland [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] There is a scene in Failure To Launch where the male lead finds himself attacked by an … Continue reading

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Who But Our God Can Us Befriend

As I have commented on before, my favorite Amy Grant album was one that she has largely disowned, “Behind The Eyes.”  Recorded during a particularly tough period in her life, namely her divorce, the album features a lot of melancholy … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Jane Austen Education

A Jane Austen Education:  How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship, And The Things That Really Matter, by William Deresiewicz Reading this book was a bittersweet experience for me.  This is not necessarily the author’s heart, as this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grant And Sherman

Grand And Sherman:  The Friendship That Won The Civil War, by Charles Bracelen Flood It is not uncommon for students of the Civil War to be familiar with the writings of either Grant or Sherman or writings about either of … Continue reading

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Privileges

As a college student one of my acquaintances introduced me to the website for Homestar Runner [1].  Being fond of things that are silly, I found much to enjoy on the website.  One of the characters, Strongbad, answered fake e-mails … Continue reading

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An Inexorable March

Sometimes the theme of an evening is a ripe piece of low-hanging fruit and sometimes it is a matter that requires a bit of thought.  I have now gone to a fair amount of dinners as a part of our … Continue reading

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