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One of the very first sets of books I ever read was Bedtime Stories by Uncle Arthur Maxwell; five books filled with character building stories for little people. When I was learning to read my father sold those books door to door.  Well, that was...

I witnessed a tiny piece of history today.  I heard a lot of banging in my workspace which is in the basement of our college library.  I found students carrying microfiche machines to the dumpster.  It is the end of an era.  For decades we...

Today was a sleepy day in New England.  It rained most of the day and the temp never went above the mid fifties.  As hard as I tried I couldn’t keep my students awake.  They settled into their chairs and within a few minutes their...

In one of the texts I use in my Philosophy of Education class there is the following sentence.  “As a means of intellectual training, the Bible is more effective than any other book, or all other books combined.”  Last week I mentioned Will Durant’s list...

It’s October and it’s time to get the firewood in the garage.  Today has been a beautiful day of sawing, splitting and stacking.  I really enjoy it.  There is something primal about putting up wood for winter.  While it is not nearly as efficient as...

One of my favorite books when I was a boy was Secret of the Cave by Uncle Arthur Maxwell.  It was about some boys who used a cave as a base from which they secretly did good deeds for their community.  I used to fantasize...

I have friends who are completely enamored with Romans 1 through 8.  And I have to agree with them that it is the finest theological treatise ever written.  Perhaps it’s because I teach some of the psychology classes at our little college that I think...

We were waiting for a green light in two lanes that merged into one on the other side of the intersection.  Since it is on my way to school often I am stopped there.  After the light turns green people usually perform as taught in...

I have a problem.  We stopped at a Friendly’s this evening and I got a Fribble, a large chocolate milkshake.  Even before I got halfway to the bottom I filled up; can’t eat as much as I used to.  The server gave me a cup...

It’s the last day of summer 2010.  Autumn is knocking at the door.  The hummingbirds have gone south.   The males left about two weeks ago and the females just two days ago.  It’s time for me to get the firewood in the garage.   It’s also...