Monthly Archives: May 2011

“Hawking on Heaven”

Dear Friends, To all of you USAmericans, Happy Memorial Day!  I hope you have an enjoyable day with family and friends. To those of you in other parts of the world, I pray you will have a good week. I … Continue reading

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“Water for Elephants”

Yesterday was our 54th wedding anniversary. As a part of our anniversary celebration, today we had a nice meal at Ruby Tuesday, and then went to see “Water for Elephants.” The movie turned out to be more engaging than I … Continue reading

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Swords into Plowshares

I have just made a new posting at I invite you to open the link to read the posting and to see the pictures of two impressive sculptures.

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“Man Does Not Live by Reason Alone”

Leszek Kolakowski is not a household name, even though he was a senior research fellow at Oxford University and a part-time professor of philosophy at the University of Chicago. But he was a brilliant philosopher and earned a reputation in … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Katrina!

Katrina Joy Laffoon (b. 5/25/1994) graduated from Liberty High School yesterday, so I am posting this to proclaim public congratulations to Katrina. It seems early for Katrina to already be graduated from high school–and it is. She finished in three … Continue reading

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Is Tomorrow (May 21) Judgment Day?

I have just made a blog posting with this title on . Check it out! Note: the blog posting mentioned above has just been included in the daily e-mail from

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Welcome to my new blog!

Dear Friends, For about twenty-two months now I have made regular posts on a blog at this address: I have decided to start this blog to post shorter writings, quotations, and miscellaneous items. Eventually, I made integrate the two, … Continue reading

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