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Sketches Of Country Life

I thought to convey at least some of the more notable features that I enjoy when spending time at my home away from home in rural Clackamas County, as I frequently find something worthwhile to write about in such moments … Continue reading

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Book Review: An Account Of The Manner In Which Sentences Of Penal Servitude Are Carried Out In England

An Account of the Manner in Which Sentences of Penal Servitude Are Carried Out in England, by Edmund F. Du Cane I must admit that when I read this book I had never heard of Edmund F. Du Cane before.  Although … Continue reading

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Second Time Around

I wonder if at times it is uncharitable for me to enjoy the company of people who provide me with such great writing material based on our shared experiences.  To most normal people, a night like last night would not … Continue reading

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The Customer Is Always Right

[Source:  http://www.sfgate.com/news/nation-world/article/Twitter-memes-United-Airlines-11065417.php#photo-12703347] As someone who loves memes [1] and odd stories about flying [2], the recent catastrophic experience of a gentleman on a United Airlines flight has been a gold mine.  Besides serving as a source of private humor, I … Continue reading

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Reverse

This evening I returned home to find my roommate in a talkative mood.  Being someone who is under great compulsion to write and speak, I can understand that other people may not always be under the same compulsion to listen … Continue reading

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Manuscript Review: Krono Academy (Part One)

Krono Academy (Part One), by Joshua Alan Finnigan Context:  So, late last week a friend of mine connected me with a young writer in the Pacific Northwest with whom I share a few friends, although I do not know him … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fodor’s Essential Caribbean

Fodor’s Essential Caribbean, by Fodor’s Travel For those who are not aware, my family and I are planning on going to St. Lucia for the Feast of Tabernacles and as is my fashion [1], I tend to enjoy reading books … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cultures Of The World: Saint Lucia

Cultures Of The World:  Saint Lucia, by Tamra Orr As is my custom when I plan my travels for the Feast of Tabernacles to foreign countries [1], I like to get insight about a country by reading about it.  Perhaps … 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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Living Like We Were Dying

Yesterday morning, I rested on the Sabbath as I frequently do, by writing, in this case writing my next sermonette, which is about a month away.  During that time I talked with my mum about what feast plans her and … Continue reading

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