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Blessings and Boasting – the place of pride

[Updated from the archives.] Anne Bogel at Modern Mrs. Darcy sat for an interview once and was asked: What are you proud of? The question stumped her: There are so many ways to blow a question like that. There are … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Being Prideful

Anne Bogel at Modern Mrs. Darcy sat for an interview recently and was asked: What are you proud of? The question stumped her: There are so many ways to blow a question like that. There are the obvious ways: you … Continue reading

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Odd Man Out: why a man reads women’s blogs

[From the archives, originally a guest post for Anne Bogel, aka Modern Mrs. Darcy, who invited me to write about my tendency to read and comment at blogs written by women. As tempted as I was to reply “Hey someone’s … Continue reading

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A Trial Court Judge On The Ins And Outs Of Judging

If you were in my courtroom and a person there was charged with driving a stolen car, you might hear evidence like this: An officer pulled a car over for a burned out tail light. Upon contacting the driver, the … Continue reading

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G.K. Chesterton’s The Ball and the Cross – Seeing the world as it really is

[I’m linking up with Anne Bogel today (Modern Mrs. Darcy) in looking at books that aren’t in the mainstream, part of an occasional series she has entitled Best Book You’ve Never Heard Of On … .] *** Best Book You’ve … Continue reading

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Saturday Celebration – Happy Half Birthday!

Today is my half birthday. What’s a half birthday? you ask. It means I had a birthday exactly six months ago, and I’ll have another exactly six months from now. If you’re wondering how old that makes me now, you might … Continue reading

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Books I Refuse to Read

Anne Bogel’s excellent summer reading list over at Modern Mrs. Darcy got me thinking about books that should never be on anyone’s reading list. Not that any of these have a chance of being read; they haven’t even been written. … Continue reading

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I Read Reference Books For Fun (Hey, stop judging me!)

[I place all blame responsibility for this post on Anne Bogel, since the topic came up in a comment over at  Modern Mrs. Darcy.] *** I like to read. A show of hands, please, for those who are like-minded. I like … Continue reading

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Stories Worth Telling, Stories Worth Hearing

[Anne Bogel wrote today’s guest post. I’m so excited about this that I can hardly see straight!] *** I signed up for an exercise class and was told to wear loose-fitting clothing. If I HAD any loose-fitting clothing I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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I am the 1%: Why a Man Reads a Women’s Blog

[Anne Bogel, aka Modern Mrs. Darcy, invited me to write about my tendency to read and comment at blogs written by women. As tempted as I was to reply “Hey someone’s got to bring a Y chromosome to the party!”, … Continue reading

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