Monthly Archives: July 2013

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Summer is at full.  The sun is hot and bright and illuminates vibrant and strong greens of leaves and grass.  Smells are acute, sweet smells of summer flowers and putrid smells of rotting things.  Thunderstorms are frequent and often dramatic.  … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

In the church sanctuary.  Some adults wear shorts, t-shirts, running shoes or flip-flops to worship.  Others bring in coffee and food for a Sunday School class held there.  Still others chew gum during service.  A member of the youth group, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 17

(1) Listening, from The Definitive Chet Baker (Verve, Blue Note) “Born To Be Blue” (Robert Wells-Mel Torme) Bobby Scott, piano, arranger; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Chet Baker, vocal; Recorded November 14, 1964 in New York City I realize, after listening several … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

(1) Spiritual Parallels. “. . . nothing that goes into a man from outside can defile him; no it is the things that come out of him that defile a man. . . . For from inside, out of a … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

“Prophecy Girl,” from Season 1 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997).  Xander, who has just been rejected by two girls for a date says, “I’m just gonna go home, lie down, and listen to country music, the music of pain.”  … Continue reading

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