Some Even Have Pictures!

I have a dear friend who loves books.  Perhaps more accurately, he loves the smell of books.  On a number of occasions, I have witnessed him attempting to sneak a whiff of a new tome sitting on my desk.  Truth is, I’ve “caught” him doing this so many times, he doesn’t really try to hide […]

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Evil (Lent #8)

My childhood took place during the height of the Cold War. Russia was the “Evil Empire”. Vilified in movies (Rocky IV, Red Dawn, Hunt for Red October, etc.) Shown as aggressive and oppressive and corrupt in the media. Studied as hard and stubborn and a bit backwards in history classes. I grew up with an […]

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