Tag Archives: backup plans

The Other “L” Word

No, not that one.  Or that one, either.  The word I have in mind is “Lists.” Lists will first chain you, and hold you down.  But then, eventually, the lists will set you free. The homestead is in a curious … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

This is going to be short-ish, but I promised I’d get something out. (No sooner had I hit “publish” on that notification post, than I was taken down by a sneaky, nasty springtime head-cold, which has now taken up residence … Continue reading

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A New Year

Welcome back!  It’s a new year, and it’s shaping up to be a doozy.  We’ve got presidential primaries and elections coming up. There’s a quasi-armed rebellion in Oregon. The weather is being extremely unpredictable. Overseas events are–well, not generally looking … Continue reading

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Change of Plans

I was going to talk about the presidential primary races this week, with “special emphasis” on the Republicans.  However, if you’ve been anywhere near any sort of media outlet, you’re probably well aware of everything that’s been going on. (The … Continue reading

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Education, the Hard Way

This is a topic I’ve been meaning to come back to for a while; it seems that I’ve been playing “tag” with the news cycle for a bit, and I really want to step away from that hot mess. (We’re … Continue reading

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More On Groups

Continuing the thread from my last post, this week I’ve got a few more (hopefully, more coherent) thoughts on small groups. A lot of the wording here is from various Wikipedia articles; I think I’ve got enough commentary to make … Continue reading

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Dealing with Small Groups

After my last post, one of my readers commented on something, and it’s been rolling around in my head since then…  Here’s the comment: adinateyseng53says: 05/14/2015 at 17:22(Edit) Thank you for all your work. I am always pleased to see … Continue reading

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