Monthly Archives: October 2012

In The Beginning . . .

23 October 4004 B.C.E. – The creation of the world begins, according to Archbishop James Ussher. Since his dating of this event is scripture-based, it must be regarded as infallible, and I therefore suggest that we immediately dispense with the … Continue reading

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Nothing Fishy About This Comparison

Born 22 October 1938 – Christopher Lloyd, American actor known for his portrayals of Emmett “Doc” Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy, Uncle Fester in The Addams Family and its sequel Addams Family Values, and Judge Doom in … Continue reading

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An Artful Moment: Brad Kunkle

For the sake of an aesthetically fruitful collaboration between eye and mind: “Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.” – Simonides Brad Kunkle is a contemporary American artist who paints dreamlike scenes of women swathed or adorned … Continue reading

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Proud To Be An American, An Elegy In Three Parts

Proud To Be An American, Part I, or, Why do we vigorously oppose theocratic fundamentalists in foreign countries but continue to tolerate the anti-American activities of the Christian Taliban in our own nation? As part of “Pulpit Freedom Sunday,” 1,400 … Continue reading

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