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Human Beings

Seal’s third album, and the first single from that album, were both titled Human Beings.  The album ended up going gold, but it was definitely a step down in sales after the multi-platinum sales of the his first two eponymous … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blood Wedding

Blood Wedding, by Federico García Lorca in a version by Ted Hughes It is easy to see, when one knows a little about the lives of both García Lorca and Ted Hughes, why the materials in this play were of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Control Girl

Control Girl:  Lessons On Surrendering Your Burden Of Control From Seven Women In The Bible, by Shannon Popkin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book, although … Continue reading

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I’m Not Alone Because I Brought The Wind

Earlier today I was listening to a lengthy lecture by a polyglot (a speaker of many languages), who was talking about his efforts to learn obscure natives in Central America.  One of the languages he knew was represented by a … Continue reading

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At Every Occasion I’ll Be Ready For The Funeral

Because I have a somewhat morbid sense of humor and a frequent tendency to muse on the darker side of life and death [1], it ought to come as no surprise that recently while spending some time chatting with people … Continue reading

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Book Review: All The Women Of The Bible

All The Women Of The Bible, by Herbert Lockyer As the obvious and inevitable companion volume to the author’s previous work All The Men Of The Bible [1], it is easy to wonder how this book compares.  Fortunately, although the … Continue reading

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They Can’t All Be That Good, Can They?

Yesterday the inductees for next year’s class of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame were announced, and to the great pleasure of a substantial body of readers of my blog (and the disappointment of others), the Electric Light Orchestra … Continue reading

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We Drink Your Milkshake

When it comes to writing and finding material to laugh at, I must admit I have a fondness for low-hanging fruit.  Although I am certainly more than willing to work hard when I have to, when it comes to finding … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal For A Non-Intercourse Agreement

Once upon a time, it was not very uncommon for the people of these United States to engage in non-intercourse agreements, although the use of boycotts and similar agreements has always been fraught with some difficulty.  At the beginning of … Continue reading

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She Put Your Books Out On The Sidewalk

It should come as no surprise to anyone who knows me or knows what I write that I read and review a lot of books.  These books come from a variety of sources.  About once a week I travel to … Continue reading

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