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Book Write-Up: While We’re Far Apart, by Lynn Austin

Lynn Austin. While We’re Far Apart. Minneapolis: Bethany House, 2010. See here to buy the book. While We’re Far Apart is set in World War II New England. Eddie Schaffer is about to go to war, and the shy Penny … Continue reading

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At Church: Veterans Day, Hymns, and the Fiscal Cliff

At church this morning, one thing that we did was honor the people there who had served in the armed services.  I talked with Ed, who sits in front of me most Sundays, and he told me that he served … Continue reading

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George McGovern

I just learned that George McGovern has passed on.  George McGovern ran for President against Richard Nixon in 1972. As I’ve said on this blog before, I used to be more of a right-wing Republican.  On account of that, I … Continue reading

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