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The Curious Connection Between Daylight Savings Time And Military History

As someone who tends to find curious connections between a great deal of phenomena and military history [1] and someone who is remarkably critical about Daylight Savings Time [2], I think it would be worthwhile today to discuss the connection … Continue reading

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On Every Corner You Turn There’s A Heartache

This morning I woke up while it was still dark with the sound of a windstorm racing through the neighborhood.  Every once in a while the lonely sound of sirens [1] would sound through the early morning as some emergency … Continue reading

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Book Review: Winning The Battle For The Night

Winning The Battle For The Night:  God’s Plan For Sleep, Dreams, and Revelation, by Faith Blatchford [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Chosen Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone whose troubles with sleep … Continue reading

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Beating The Heat

How do you beat the heat on a day like today?  Well, considering it is after midnight and I am writing this, the answer is that I probably did not do a very good job at it.  It is not … Continue reading

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Profitless Toil

Yesterday morning, I wrote at some length about the general feeling that life was profitless toil not only for me but for humanity in general [1].  There were two layers of that day that led to my reflections on that … Continue reading

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We’ll Leave The Light On For You

I remember that night well.  Responsibilities at church in both St. Pete and Tampa had kept me in town during the Sabbath, and I had to work Monday morning early, but family is family and I wanted to see the … Continue reading

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Against The Wind

When I woke up this morning, I had a great deal to do before I got out the door.  I did some reading, kept my duolingo streak going, read and gave a brief reply to a fairly ominous Facebook message … Continue reading

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Thinking Of You

As someone who reads a great deal of children’s literature, and literature written by young people [1], I tend to notice a few patterns over and over again.  Among these novels there is often an implicit understanding that the world … Continue reading

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Sleep Fleeing From The Eyes

Last night was one of those unfortunate nights where the pain of gout kept me awake and in a fair amount of suffering during the course of hours where I would have preferred to have, if possible, peaceful and dreamless … Continue reading

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Only When I Sleep: The Corrs And Insomnia

During my high school years, one of the many bands I became fond of listening to was the Irish group The Corrs.  During this time, I would occasionally have debates with friends of mine who thought the music of the … Continue reading

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