Monthly Archives: July 2011

Something for Sunday Morning

“The person who is dedicated to Christ is equally earnest in small things as in great.” St. Jerome Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Saturday

Vacation is Over I’m back. I spent the weekend in Alpena, Michigan, at the ancestral cottage on Lake Huron. Whatta difference one week makes. On my way home on Friday, I discovered that “they” are revising the economic figures going … Continue reading

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Friday

When I got back from vacation, I realized the YouTube video I posted was indecent. Actually, the video wasn’t bad, but the “still shot” displayed on the TDE page was, so I’ve deleted it. My apologies for anybody offended. In … Continue reading

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Downtown in Alpena, Michigan

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Thursday

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Seen on the Internet

“The Continental Dollar dropped to 1/16500th of a troy ounce of gold, or the price of gold “increased” to $16,500 Continental Dollars before the currency was terminated.” Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Wednesday

From the Notebooks From 2004 I suspect the act of reading may have become more difficult than the act of writing. Five (even two) years ago, I would’ve scoffed at the notion that reading is harder than writing. Now I’m … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Received in an Email 1. The fattest knight at King Arthur’s round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi. 2. I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out … Continue reading

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Seen on the Internet

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Monday

From the Notebooks Christian Studies in Skepticism Significant: “Living in history, we experience only the present, the immediate. This is as it should be; it simplifies decision and directs action (for in this world only ignorance give us the freedom … Continue reading

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Something for Sunday Morning

“The fact is that purification and austerity are even more necessary for the appreciation of life and laughter than for anything else.” Chesterton Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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“Back in 1927, Lenin offered some shockingly prescient predictions for the century ahead: Germany will militarize herself out of existence, England will expand herself out of existence, and America will spend herself out of existence.” Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit … Continue reading

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