Category Archives: Personal Stories

Catching Up to A New Year

Thank goodness Phil has figured out a way to keep his finance posts on top of the page. Good advice and evidence there. Much better than some idiotic Motley Fool ad-link that brags about how one can make millions from … Continue reading

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Heina Dadabhoy on Atheist Debates

After feeling guilty that I was not working at the beginning of Thanksgiving break, we need the money and what I earn is directly related to how many hours I am willing to put in, I spent the rest of … Continue reading

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Concert For Valor

This post has been revised to better reflect my intent. Due to the incredible expense of music performances I haven’t taken my kids to many concerts, especially no big name performances. A sad loss considering the importance of music to … Continue reading

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Fall Wood, Plato, Choosing, Priority

FallĀ is overwhelming me. With two fields being mowed, chisel plowed, disked, disked, disked, disked, cultipacked, seeded, and rolled by our contract farmer, the fields have never looked so clean. I can’t keep up with the fire wood, garden conversion from … Continue reading

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Accepting Others

Yesterday and for the next three days family will be arrivingĀ to participate in work weekend. By now, generations along, in familial diaspora, familial culture has mostly changed. Returning to an ancestral home provides cultural challenges and assurances. Some see the … Continue reading

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Fred Phelps is Dead, Thank God

I come here not to discuss the mass-misery created by Fred Phelps. I come here to bury him and gladly so. No eulogy is possible. No flowers belong here. Dancing on his grave I delight for the victims he can … Continue reading

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