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The Upside Of Nosebleeds

In the spring of 2009 I went to spend the Passover and Days of Unleavened Bread in Santiago, Chile.  The time did not go particularly well, for a variety of reasons.  For one, the Passover was an exceptionally troubled one … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tiny World Terrariums

Tiny World Terrariums, by Michelle Inciarrano & Katy Maslow I actually have a terrarium, which ended up as an unintentional and oddball present from a friend of mine who was unable to take it with him back to his home … Continue reading

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Book Review: Everything You Wanted To Know About God But Were Afraid To Ask

Everything You Wanted To Know About God But Were Afraid To Ask, by Eric Metaxas [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Multnomah Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I have to admit that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Alive In The Wild

Alive In The Wild, edited by Victor H. Cahalane This is the sort of book I would have enjoyed a great deal more as a child than I enjoyed reading this book as an adult.  I say this not because … 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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Rhaid I Fi Ddysgu

There is an amusing web quiz on BuzzFeed that asks whether a word is nonsense or a Welsh word.  This does not sound as if it would be a very hard game, but it is.  One commenter on the quiz … Continue reading

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Book Review: Present Laughter

Present Laughter:  A Light Comedy In Three Acts, by Noël Coward I enjoy light comedic drama [1], and although this piece is fairly obscure, it is an enjoyable drama nonetheless, with some moral reservations.  Laughter is generally a way we … Continue reading

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I Wish That I Could Get My Things And Just Let Go

As I was resting and relaxing this weekend I saw that on my recommended list of new music videos was one that was just released from the singer Lorde.  I am quite fond of her songs [1], although her first … Continue reading

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Things Accomplished This Afternoon While On My Sickbed

It is no great stretch to say that I was not feeling particularly well today.  After having had a head cold since Tuesday, today was definitely well into fierce headaches and teary eyes and everything of that nature.  Let us … Continue reading

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I’m Not That Kind Of Nerd

Today, while I was at my usual weekly Esperanto meeting, the gentleman sitting next to me asked me if I could fix some or other computer problem that was vexing me.  He did so, however, in a way that was … Continue reading

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