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Pocatardis, Or, The Value Of Thought Experiments

As I had a more than usually busy Sabbath yesterday, I did not have the chance to have a great deal of interpersonal interactions with other people because I did a fair amount of rushing about hither and yon.  During … Continue reading

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So Awkward Together

This morning I saw a coworker of mine who had been working from home the past few days.  Not being exactly sure what was wrong, I had nonetheless figured something must be going on.  In conversation with my neighbor, I … Continue reading

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It’s Not My Fault, So Please Don’t Trip

I am surprised that there is so much hate for Keri Hilson among the group of people who still remember her.  During the early 2010’s, the R&B singer had a handful of top 40 hits, two successful albums, and even … Continue reading

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A Sabbath Day’s Journey Or Two

This morning was an unusual Sabbath for me, although it will probably surprise no one who knows my normal Sabbath habits [1] that it ended up being perhaps a somewhat more busy Sabbath than most people have when they go … Continue reading

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The Meeting After The Meeting Before The Meeting

Today I had only four and half hours before my last week as an hour employee ended, and I wanted to make the most of my time, so I ended up in a fair amount of meetings.  This was not … Continue reading

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Book Review: That Other World

That Other World:  Personal Experiences Of Mystics And Their Mysticism, by Stuart C. Cumberland This book sneaks up on you.  When the author begins talking about his self-professed amateurish investigations into the occult, one gets the sinking feeling that one … Continue reading

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Out Of The Loop

Frequent, or even occasional, readers of my blog will likely be aware of the fact that I tend to ruminate fairly often on issues of communication.  In particular, I find it rather distressing that my life is often in a … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: The Old Spaghetti Factory (Hillsboro, OR)

Having from time to time written commentaries on my eating habits and recently adding the restaurant review to my general scope of reviews [1], last Monday I brought up the idea of writing a review of my experiences at my … Continue reading

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Making Movies

The third studio album from Dire Straits [1] was called Making Movies.  The album itself was moderately popular, peaking in the top 20 of the US album charts (it did better in the UK as well as Europe) and ending … Continue reading

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The Gathering Of The Chickens: Part Two

About a decade ago or so, I read a fantastic book about the cycles of history called War And Peace And War.  The book was so good I have pondered reading it again simply so I could give it my … Continue reading

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