Tag Archives: Religion

Sorrow

Ecclesiasties or, The Preacher Chap. 1 vv. 16-18 I communed with mine own heart, saying Lo, I am come to great estate, and have gotten more wisdom than all they that have been before me in Jerusalem: yea, my heart … Continue reading

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On Growing Up

We are all born apes. Some of us acquire a soul and grow up to become human. In light of our immortal soul our otherwise strictly animal behavior is reined in, mollified and ameliorated. We are all born conceptually Jewish. … Continue reading

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Imagery and Implication

As a student of damned near everything including psychology, child development, mass communications and so forth, a single phrase in a newspaper article jumped right out at me. The article is about a coming solar eclipse and includes the following … Continue reading

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When is a Book not a Book?

Question: When is a Book not a Book? Answer: When it’s a bible.

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Isn’t it a Pity – Isn’t it a Shame

Isn’t it a pity; isn’t it a shame; A remark overheard while driving a school bus: “There go mah cousin!” I glanced over to see a thin young black woman standing on the corner, calves knotted, wearing very high heels. … Continue reading

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You Betcha Dupa We Got Pączkis!

Once again it’s Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday). I wanted to make sure my brother had some pączkis even though he’s in the hospital. I drove over to National Bakery and had to park way down the hill on the next … Continue reading

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Little Eddie Gein

True stories are the best kinds of stories and this, I think, is no different. A while ago my elder brother dropped a bit of a bomb on me. He claims to have gone to school with none other than … Continue reading

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