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Take Me To The River

This weekend, after a somewhat last-minute set of arrangements, I and two others went traveling for a couple of hours or so down a portion of the Rogue River from Grant’s Pass to Hellgate Canyon and back.  In retrospect, I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Coffee, The World, And Jesus

Coffee, The World, And Jesus, But Not Necessarily In That Order, by Ron DeMiglio [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Although I do not like coffee at … Continue reading

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Book Review: As Southern As It Gets

As Southern As It Gets:  1,071 Reasons To Never Leave The South, by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Although I grew up … Continue reading

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Book Review: Where God Was Born

Where God Was Born:  A Daring Adventure Through The Bible’s Greatest Stories, by Bruce Feiler A friend of mine with someone questionable taste in books [1] loaned me this particular volume to read, and it generally matches with many of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Almost There

Almost There:  Searching For Home In A Life On The Move, by Bekah DiFelice [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale Blog Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is a book that seems tailor-made … Continue reading

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Book Review: By Hook Or By Crook

By Hook Or By Crook:  A Journey In Search Of English, by David Crystal As someone who greatly enjoys reading about the origins and the tortured history of the English language [1] and languages in general, I found this book … 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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Book Review: Hallowed Ground

Hallowed Ground:  A Walk At Gettysburg, by James M. McPherson As a result of reading quite a few books by the author [1], I have come to the understanding that James McPherson writes a great deal of short and topical … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sherman’s March In Myth And Memory

Sherman’s March In Myth And Memory, by Edward Caudill and Paul Ashdown As I have noted before [1], I have a certain degree of fondness for William Tecumseh Sherman.  He was a redheaded, highly nervous and energetic person who had … Continue reading

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Everything Has To Be An Adventure

Yesterday, shortly after posting my discussion of the sermon this past Sabbath [1], the internet went down where I live, and finding that resetting the router was unsuccessful.  Despite the lateness of the hour, it being around midnight, I decided … Continue reading

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