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Gaslighting Nathan

I first became familiar with the term gaslighting through an unusual source.  During my college years, I purchased the first album from the band Steely Dan [1] during my lifetime, the aptly named “Two Against Nature.”  The first track on … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Quotidian Mysteries

The Quotidian Mysteries:  Laundry, Liturgy and “Women’s Work,” by Kathleen Norris This short book of less than 100 pages served as the text of the 1998 Madeleva Lecture in Spirituality, and it takes a clear Catholic perspective of the relationship … Continue reading

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The Upside Of Nosebleeds

In the spring of 2009 I went to spend the Passover and Days of Unleavened Bread in Santiago, Chile.  The time did not go particularly well, for a variety of reasons.  For one, the Passover was an exceptionally troubled one … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nickel And Dimed

Nickel And Dimed:  On (Not) Getting By In America, by Barbara Ehrenreich I only read this book because it was the CASA book of the month selection [1], and there is little enjoyment I could take out of this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sabbatical Of The Mind

Sabbatical Of The Mind:  The Journey From Anxiety To Peace, by David L. Winters [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookCrash.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] There are many ways that I can identify with this … Continue reading

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Stop Making Sense

I managed to spend a significant amount of time today chatting with a coworker of mine who has been given a job assignment that interacts with my own, and that related to a former boss of ours.  I was a … Continue reading

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La Tuta Afero

Is such a day as today productive?  It is now nearly 9:30PM as I write this and it will likely be about 10PM if not later when I finish, given the scope of what I have to accomplish.  I sit … Continue reading

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Book Review: Do What You Are

Do What You Are:  Discover The Perfect Career For You Through The Secrets Of Personality Type, by Paul D. Tieger & Barbara Barron-Tieger As is often the case with a book like this, the authors deliver a bit less than … Continue reading

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Book Review: 48 Days To The Work You Love

48 Days To The Work You Love, by Dan Miller What was it about this book precisely that gave me such a visceral dislike for its tone and the approach of its author?  Was it the constant namechecking of similar … Continue reading

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From The Rooftops I Remember There Was Snow, White Snow

I did not grow up with many memories of snow.  For the first three years of my life I lived in an area where snow is common in Western Pennsylvania, but mercifully I have almost no memories of that deeply … Continue reading

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