Monthly Archives: July 2008

neither megaphones nor gags

During the Primary season, politics were easier in the church. In a field where it takes both hands to count the contenders, polarization wasn’t as seductive. Now we are down to two candidates that stand on either side of the … Continue reading

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beware the last nerve

One of the friends that used to hang around when our kids were small warned about the dangers of stepping on a mother’s last nerve. I laughed whenever he said it and it became a household phrase. “I’m on my … Continue reading

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unAmerican humor

You know you are beyond youthful indignation when you see the cover of the New Yorker and, ignoring the jeers and the cheers, all you can think is, ‘gosh, that Michelle is a great looking militant.’ I wish I could … Continue reading

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Avoidance of Money, the Root of Evil

Recently I had the opportunity to spend the afternoon with my two older brothers. My role is the be the family bleeding heart socialist, my next older brother is a fiscal conservative that would like you to he is Mr. … Continue reading

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