Monthly Archives: May 2011

Observations Along The Road.

The weather has been a subject close to many hearts and minds this year.  The midwest has been hammered by tornadoes; the southwest, where I live, is bone dry.  As I traveled across Arizona, New Mexico and west Texas, I … Continue reading

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Time For A Road Trip.

I love road trips.  My mother thinks it odd that I would rather travel by car than air, but for me the road trip brings back memories of youth and family.  On family vacations, Dad would only stop for gas, … Continue reading

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On False Teachers And The Damage They Do.

By now, we all know that the much-lampooned Harold Camping was wrong again, and that Jesus Christ did not return on Saturday, May 21, 2011.  But then again, those of us who really read our Bibles knew that before he … Continue reading

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Rudyard Kipling: Politically Incorrect

I frequent Denny Burk’s blog.  Here is a link to the commencement address he gave at Boyce College, where he is Associate Professor of New Testament.  His address included the Kipling poem “The Gods of the Copybook Headings.”  This is … Continue reading

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Is Medical Marijuana Really Medical?

The voters in my state (Arizona) passed a medical marijuana ballot proposition by a very, very narrow margin.  The issue wasn’t decided until quite awhile after the election, when all the early ballots were finally counted.  So it is fair … Continue reading

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Facebook Got Me A Lap Steel Guitar.

This is one of those inexplicable, serendipitous things. I’ve been a musician for about forty years now, and play several different instruments.  As time has gone on my interests and tastes have changed.  Where I once played in bar bands, … Continue reading

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Has It Always Been Like This?

Do you sometimes wonder, “What’s wrong with people?”  Assuming that there is such a thing as objective truth, why do so many people seem unwilling to search for it?  I’ll use the killing of Osama bin Laden as an example.  … Continue reading

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