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Fabulous Wealth

Well, I am back to my old tricks again.  Here is another segment from the book, this one new as of just a few hours ago.  Here is the context:  Rachel Thompson, who bought the old house and has been … Continue reading

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Book Review: Natural Born Heroes

        I think someone once said that the farther we get away from historical events the better we understand them.   World War II is almost beyond living memory now and yet stories keep emerging about till-now … Continue reading

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Book Review: The World of Yesterday

    I’m sixty-five years old. I’m educated and I have spent a good deal of my leisure reading and watching movies. After reading this book I find it hard to believe that I had never heard of Stefan Zweig … Continue reading

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Book Review” The World of Yesterday

  I’m sixty-five years old. I’m educated and I have spent a good deal of my leisure reading and watching movies. After reading this book I find it hard to believe that I had never heard of Stefan Zweig until … Continue reading

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Stefan Zweig: Writer

    For the past week or so I have been reading Stefan Zweig’s memoir The World of Yesterday.  I had never heard of the book or its author until Rod Dreher mentioned it in his blog a few days … Continue reading

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Book Review: Natural Born Heroes

      I think someone once said that the farther we get away from historical events the better we understand them.   World War II is almost beyond living memory now and yet stories keep emerging about till-now unsung … Continue reading

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Morning Post #2, February 20, 2017

    What if those who had stood on the walls of Jerusalem when the armies of Babylon swarmed like locusts had had artillery: cannon and long-gun and rockets?   What if the prophets of Israel had spoken to the … Continue reading

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