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Be Not Afraid of Geekness

I’m one of those folks who read dictionaries for fun. If I had more finely-tuned social skills, I might be a geek. I’ve been told I’m a nerd. I won’t deny it. Which reminded me of Malvolio’s words of wisdom. … Continue reading

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We are Many, We are One

One my favorite bits from the Bible is in this morning’s readings: “…We are Parthians, Medes, and Elamites, inhabitants of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, “Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the districts of Libya near Cyrene, as well … Continue reading

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Knowledge: Opening the Gift

The quote is from Tennyson’s “Ulysses,” among my favorite poems; and the source for my Google Plus tagline: “…To follow knowledge, like a sinking star, “Beyond the utmost bound of human thought….” (“Ulysses,” Tennyson (1833)) I’m not “an idle king,” … Continue reading

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