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Book Review – Manning Up!

Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys By Kay S. Hymowitz, Published 2011 If you’re aware of studies on the current culture, much of what is presented will be familiar…and much of it disheartening. What’s … Continue reading

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Santa Lucia, Santa Claus and Uncle Sam

We’ve just come through a season of giving. Everyone is familiar with Santa Claus. His origins are numerous, both pagan and Christian, but are typically associated with generous giving. On December 13th, or near to it, our family celebrates Santa … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

I’ve been thinking about names following the recent political season. We had two candidates for president, John McCain and Barack Obama. Had McCain won, the United States would have carried on the tradition of very ordinary first names. Those in … Continue reading

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On the nightstand

I took a quick inventory of my books on the nightstand. I’m never satisfied with one book at a time, but it doesn’t mean I finish them any faster. Bible, ESV bookmarked at I Timothy War of Words: Getting to … Continue reading

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Save the milkman?

With the slowing economy, every family is reviewing their spending habits, mine included. If you have a budget in place, you have a starting point. I used to itemized spending into a very detailed budget and tracked it with Quicken and later with Money. … Continue reading

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