Monthly Archives: September 2010

When the Grandson Visits

Over the past few weeks we’ve been blessed by the frequent visits of my son Tad, his wife Lisa, and our toddler grandson Marek.  Winston, their active springer spaniel also comes along.  When they’re here everything is different, and pleasantly … Continue reading

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Thoughts and Prayers

As most of you know, I am a Professor at a State University.  Unfortunately, last week one of our students died.  A freshman, he had been hiking alone and apparently slipped and fell off a nearby bluff.  What a terrible … Continue reading

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Home-Grown Ayatollah

This week a news item popped up that re-affirmed a sad fact that I’ve known for some time; we’re capable of growing our own Christian crazy Ayatollah’s.  The latest evidence of this hypothesis is Pastor Terry Jones of Gainesville, Florida.  … Continue reading

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“Going Farley”

I remember when I was a 5 year-old kid growing up in Casper, Wyoming.  We lived in a new but modest home right on the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.  It was a new housing development, complete with that sterile … Continue reading

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