Daily Archives: February 19, 2012

JL Sathre on 25 Things She Learned from Opening a Bookstore

In her Sunday Superlatives for today, Rachel Held Evans linked to a post by JL Sathre entitled 25 Things I Learned from Opening a Bookstore.  It’s definitely a funny read! I identified with Number 8: ” If you put free … Continue reading

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The World Below

At church this morning, the theme was Jesus’ transfiguration (Mark 9).  The pastor talked about how the disciples saw Jesus in a way that they had not seen him before, and he compared that to Madeleine Albright’s discovery that her … Continue reading

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Nixon’s Civil Rights 19

One thing that stood out to me in my latest reading of Dean Kotlowski’s Nixon’s Civil Rights was how elements of Nixon’s civil rights policy were conservative.  I don’t mean rigidly libertarian, in the sense that Nixon opposed government intervention, … Continue reading

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