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Earth-Shaking Events

On Tuesday, December 29, about a quarter to midnight, my wife and I were reading in bed when the bed began to vibrate. This is unusual since it is not that kind of bed. We are not those kind of people. Then there was a loud bang, the cat shot off the bed like she […]

After Christmas

Now that Christmas is over, we return to reality. Perhaps that explains why, once again this year, I became wearied with the trappings of Christmas—all the sappy sentimentality and silly pretense. Even the newspapers and television news programs—the supposed messengers of truth and reality in our society—blithely reported the myth of Santa Claus as if […]