Monthly Archives: February 2012

Quote for the Day

If you don’t know history, it’s as if you were born yesterday. If you were born yesterday, then any leader can tell you anything. –Howard Zinn Send to Kindle

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Don’t Worry

People worry about the oddest things. In an era when Americans are living longer than at any point in their history, a lot of them worry that their food and the electronic devices in their homes are somehow conspiring to … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

There are some oddities in the perspective with which we see the world. The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 … Continue reading

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Sin Groupies

Christians of a liberal bent criticize their brothers and sisters in the religious right for not caring about the poor. Christians on the conservative side of the aisle chastise their left wing colleagues for being weak on sexual immorality. Yet, … Continue reading

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Putting Words in People’s Mouths

I am puzzled. I found an article that argued very forcefully that Jesus, without a doubt, would vote for the Democratic Party candidate for President–if he was a United States citizen today. Shortly afterwards, I came upon an article that … Continue reading

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50 Years of Americans in Orbit

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Quote for the Day

Cats understand our feelings. They don’t care, but they understand. –unknown Send to Kindle

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The Cat

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Quote for the Day

I’m a bit of a grinder. Novels are very long, and long novels are very, very long. It’s just a hell of a lot of man-hours. I tend to just go in there, and if it comes, it comes. A … Continue reading

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As ubiquitous as coffee is today, its use is a relatively recent innovation in human affairs. The Romans and all those born in the first eight hundred years after the time of Jesus never got to “wake up and smell … Continue reading

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