Monthly Archives: January 2007

President Ford’s Funeral

Here’s a link to some pictures of the life of President Ford from the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum: http://www.woodtv.com/Global/link.asp?L=174467 Here’s a link to a story about the National Media converging on Grand Rapids: http://www.woodtv.com/global/story.asp?s=5876441

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War — Anywhere

I know this is simplistic, and probably sacrilegious in seven languages, but why don’t we just let the gods duke it out themselves in heaven, and we could all go home and hug our kids, cook some dinner, maybe start … Continue reading

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What makes the United States American?

  A fellow in the UK whose blog I like to read, recently asked his readers to comment what makes Great Britain British. He was hoping each comment would list about 3 things, although he allowed fewer or more.   … Continue reading

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Waxing Eloquent re: “System Restore”

“System Restore is a component of Windows XP Home Edition that you can use to restore your computer to a previous state, if a problem occurs, without losing your personal data files (such as Microsoft Word documents, browsing history, drawings, … Continue reading

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Happy Hour in Michigan

Dang! It’s winter. I do not personally enjoy drinking beer OR playing cards … but I still think this picture is hilarious! (I received it by round-robin e-mail several years ago so sorry, I don’t know who made the picture.)

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Byron

excerpt from “The Prisoner of Chillon” by Byron: My brothers — both had ceased to breatheI took that hand which lay so still,Alas! my own was full as chill;I had not strength to stir or strive,But felt that I was … Continue reading

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Justice and Forgiveness

This link is to an essay I read today, entitled “Justice and Forgiveness,” by Professor Morton Winston, Department of Philosophy and Religion, The College of New Jersey: http://www.tcnj.edu/~gened/atny/ethics-mw-s03.htm

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