Monthly Archives: January 2009

Another Quote

  Every time the government attempts to handle our affairs, it costs more and the results are worse than if we have handled them ourselves.    Benjamin Constant, Brazilian statesman  1833-1891   Notice when this guy lived.  Some things never … Continue reading

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I Am Totally Ticked Off

Okay, this is really irritating.  Does anyone else ever get an ad that is right smack-dab in the middle of the page, and will not move?  It scrolls with your page, has no close or minimize button that I can … Continue reading

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About God

Recently someone told me I should read Velvet Elvis, so I ordered it from the library.  I got it yesterday, so I’ve been dipping into it this afternoon. Rob Bell is all about discussion and debate, so perhaps it’s intentional that I … Continue reading

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Messiah?

I have to hope that this is satire.  If not, it is deeply disturbing.  The fact that someone would even think of it is nauseating.

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This is Funny

I just subscribed to a free e-newsletter that is supposed to teach you how to be more frugal.  I received my first issue, which had the headline Five Simple Steps To Save $500 A Month On Your Grocery Budget – … Continue reading

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Nutcracker Sweet!

Since we were studying Russia in early December, it seemed like an ideal time to expose my children to a little culture and a classic Christmas story, so I ordered The Nutcracker through interlibrary loan.  Well, interloan is a little … Continue reading

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Deferring Desires

A great podcast by Joel Belz called Deferring Our Desires http://www.worldmag.com/podcast/  Edit:  Hmmm.  Now that’s interesting.  No one wants to hear about that, evidently. 

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