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Book Review: What Falls From The Sky

What Falls From The Sky:  How I Disconnected from the Internet and Reconnected with the God Who Made the Clouds, by Esther Emery [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] … Continue reading

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Profiles In Adulting

As I note from time to time [1], adulting is hard.  Today, what I would like to do is to compare different profiles of how people behave and see how it corresponds to successful adulting.  We do not have the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lost Languages

Lost Languages:  The Enigma Of The World’s Undeciphered Scripts, by Andrew Robinson As someone who loves studying ancient and obscure languages [1], this book had a certain amount of appeal for me going into it.  And, to the author’s credit, … Continue reading

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Grace To You And Peace From God The Father And Our Lord Jesus Christ

Having conducted a fairly detailed study of the openings of the Pauline epistles myself [1], I was pleased but not particularly surprised by the material in our retired pastor’s sermon yesterday about the message of the greetings and salutations of … Continue reading

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We’re Making Loud Music

Yesterday afternoon, I had the chance to watch a live discussion between Michelle Branch and her fans.  I happen to consider myself a fan of Michelle Branch [1], and like most of the people in the chat I was looking … Continue reading

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Book Review: Being Colloquial In Esperanto

Being Colloquial In Esperanto:  A Reference Guide For Americans, by David K. Jordan This was one of the books I borrowed at a recent meeting with fellow Esperantists [1] from part of the host’s extensive library on the subject, which … Continue reading

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Written In The Sands

From 1971 to 1999, every calendar year without exception, Elton John had a top 40 hit on the American pop charts, a record of consistent success that will likely never be equaled.  The last of these hit singles was a … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Shakespeare: The World As Stage

Shakespeare:  The World As Stage, written and read by Bill Bryson Having enjoyed Bryson’s humorous account of a trip along the Appalachian Trail [1] and being a fairly intense bardophile of the Stratfordian type [2], like the author, this was … Continue reading

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The Endless Volley, Or Why I Hate The Editing Process So Much

Yesterday evening I looked in my e-mail inbox and saw a most unwelcome message.  I ignored it.  This morning, as I was listening to an audiobook for review, I saw that this message had been replied to by one of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The 30-Minute Writer

The 30-Minute Writer:  How To Write & Sell Short Pieces, by Connie Emerson As someone who reads a fair amount of books relating to writing and the publishing business in some fashion [1], this book is written exactly for someone … Continue reading

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