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My Tribute to Spock

The news of the death of actor Leonard Nimoy has made me sad. Here is a blog I posted at the time of the latest… 468 more words

Film & TV

A Tribe with One Member

“He got all the way down to a tribe with just one member — himself.” — Lee Child

When I was a kid, my parents voted for Nixon, so I was thoroughly for Nixon and heartily against Kennedy. 1,107 more words


Temple Prep for Daughters: Brace Yourself

This post is an honest and personal admission of my raw feelings about attending the temple as a woman and my budding concerns as the mother of a daughter. 1,403 more words


Beyond The Outer Limits of Tolerance

During the 3-day “White House summit on countering terrorism,” President Obama stated that he wants America to “remain true to our values as a diverse and tolerant society even when we’re threatened, especially when we’re threatened.” He actually said these words! 515 more words

Society & Culture

Ash Wednesday: Let the campaign begin!

A blessed Ash Wednesday to everybody!  I find the prayer for today to be a really stirring send-off into the great season of Lent:

Grant, O Lord, that we may begin with holy fasting…

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Religion & Spirituality

"Immigration Reform" Obama Style!

By the end of the G.W.Bush Presidency, the lack of proper enforcement at our southern border was a major job killing, economy killing problem. During his first run for the presidency Barack Obama made a promise to “reform” the immigration system and that, among many other false promises, combined with an element of misplaced “white guilt,” bought Obama the presidency. 434 more words

Society & Culture