Category Archives: Mr. Rogers

“What Do You Do with the Mad that You Feel?”

I’m still persevering in my reading of Stephen King’s Lisey’s Story.  There were a couple of times in my reading last night when I thought that the book was putting a mystery on the table, and I hoped that would … Continue reading

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Inauguration Day 2009

I didn’t get to watch President Obama’s inaugural address while it was going on, but I got to see Bush leaving in his helicopter while I was eating a sub at Jersey Mike’s. One of the workers waved to the … Continue reading

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Mr. Rogers on Dr. Quinn

Mr. Rogers was on an episode of Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman.  It was entitled “Deal with the Devil.”  Mr. Rogers is on the tail end of the episode.  He plays a visiting minister, and Pastor Timothy Johnson’s superior.  Mr. Rogers … Continue reading

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I’m Proud of You

I recently read Tim Madigan’s I’m Proud of You: My Friendship with Fred Rogers. Tim Madigan is an award-winning journalist who has written critically acclaimed books, and he made friends with Mr. Rogers when he was writing a story about … Continue reading

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Grandma and Mr. Rogers

I was watching Mr. Rogers recently, and he seemed to be speaking directly to my situation. Has that ever happened to you in church—you feel like the sermon is directed right at you, and yet you realize that the pastor … Continue reading

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Was Mr. Rogers Evil?

I had a hard time sleeping early one morning, so I turned on the TV to flip through the channels. I saw that Mr. Rogers was about to come on. I haven’t watched Mr. Rogers that often. For some reason, … Continue reading

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