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I Guess I’ll Sit Around And Indoctrinate

I must admit that as a reader early on in life I progressed very early to literature that was very serious.  Still, various reasons have kept me from time to time reading and appreciating literature written to and about young … Continue reading

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And The Hits Keep Coming

There is a saying that lightning never strikes the same place once, but that saying is even a bad one by the standard of bad urban legends.  Early in his political career, Abraham Lincoln made political hay of the fact … Continue reading

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Just Another World That’s Falling Down

I am painfully aware that in certain circles it is not exactly sufficiently cool to admit that I am fond of Peter Cetera’s solo career.  Visions of gloriously cheesy 80’s or of his bracing high tenor music [1] enter people’s … Continue reading

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A Hidden Price

It can be all too tempting for us to look to one particular event or issue as defining our lives. As a student of 19th century history, for example, I have spent a great deal of time studying the Civil … Continue reading

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Clark College Graduation: A Live Blogging Experiment

Tonight I am at the graduation ceremony for a couple of my friends here in Ridgefield, and I thought it would be worthwhile to do an experiment with live blogging.  Here goes it. 3:45pm – Left work early today because … Continue reading

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Even While We Sleep, We Will Find You Acting On Your Best Behavior

About five minutes or so ago I took a small dose of herbal melatonin, to use myself (as is often the case) as an experiment in finding aids to sleep given the fact that my mind tends to race and … Continue reading

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A Little Too Complicated

So, today, when I came home from work, I wrote the following complaint e-mail to the UPS Store about my experience at one of their stores during lunch: This afternoon during my lunch break from work I went to the … Continue reading

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What I Found In My Pocket

Among the more enjoyable pleasures of reading Mansfield’s Book Of Manly Men [1] was the discussion of the life and personality of C.K. Chesteron. This name may be unfamiliar to many people, but as an inspiration to C.S. Lewis and … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing

Fishing is an activity I have never particularly enjoyed, despite repeated attempts. Aside from some experiences as an elementary school student using a small net to catch fish in the Gifted class’ fish tank, which were not greatly encouraged, I … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Drama Club

There was a substantial period of time in my life when I told others (and myself) that I was not interested in drama, but the more I have reflected on matters, especially over the last few years, the more I … Continue reading

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