Monthly Archives: June 2011

“Blessed are the Cynical”

My new posting on The View from This Seat blog is titled “Blessed Are the Cynical.” The link is http://theviewfromthisseat.blogspot.com/2011/06/blessed-are-cynical.html The posting is mainly a review of the book Blessed are the Cynical by Dr. Mark Ellingsen, and I invite … Continue reading

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Three Cheers for Global Zero!

On The View from This Seat blog , my new posting is related to the one five days ago, but it is looking toward the future (toward 2030) instead of back at the past (to 1945). The link is http://theviewfromthisseat.blogspot.com/2011/06/three-cheers-for-global-zero.html. … Continue reading

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“Prayer” by Ole Hallesby

Prayer, is a classic devotional book by Ole Hallesby (1879-1961). He was a Lutheran neo-orthodox pietist who taught at the Free Faculty of Theology from 1909 to 1952. His book, which was published in Norwegian in 1931, was translated into … Continue reading

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“Cannery Row” (the movie)

Cannery Row (1945) is the title of John Steinbeck’s novel, about which I posted on this blog on 6/13. Last night J and I watched the movie “Cannery Row ” (1982), based on the novel by the same name as … Continue reading

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“The Bombing of Fukuoka, 6/20/45”

This morning I posted “The Bombing of Fukuoka, 6/20/45” on my The View from This Seat blog. The link is http://theviewfromthisseat.blogspot.com/2011/06/bombing-of-fukuoka-62045.html. I invite you to read, and to comment, on what I have written.

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Interesting Names

The first (oldest) Seat to migrate to Worth Co. (MO) was Littleton (1788-1845). He was my grandfather’s great-grandfather. Littleton had an older brother named Greenwell (1786-1859), but was often just called Green Seat. (I have not seen it in print, … Continue reading

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“Nurturing Fathers”

A couple of days ago I posted “Nurturing Fathers” on my The View from This Seat blog. The link is http://theviewfromthisseat.blogspot.com/2011/06/nurturing-fathers.html. As Father’s Day is Sunday, I invite you to take a look at what I wrote about fathers nurturing … Continue reading

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