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Some Words from Northrop Frye

I find these particularly valuable in our current age. It would be easy to compile a long list of […] determinisms in criticism, all of them, whether Marxist, Thomist, liberal-humanist, neo-Classical, Freudian, Jungian, or existentialist, substituting a critical attitude for … Continue reading

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Gig Report: SolarFest

I put on my rock and roll shoes once again last night, loading my gear into the van for a run to Real City. We actually got an early start, as the media had warned us of heavy traffic for … Continue reading

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Busy, Busy, Busy…

But now it’s Saturday, and time for some potpourri, I think. *** Much of this week was occupied by faculty in-service meetings, which ate up Monday afternoon and all day Tuesday and Wednesday. A personal highlight for me was a … Continue reading

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Deviant Drum Kits

If I earned more money, I’m pretty sure that in addition to my hoards collections of books and CDs, I’d likely accumulate drum sets as well. But while a collector of, say, guitars can find a wide variety of body styles … Continue reading

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“I Can Only Receive”

(Title source may be found here.) Depending on how you look at things, I may never have owned a brand new car (a term I always hear in my head with the inflection and cadence of a game-show host). Many … Continue reading

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Lenten Devotional — 17 March 17

Longtime readers of the blog are aware that for several years, the college where I work has sponsored a series of Advent devotional messages, written by members of the campus community. I usually contribute a couple each year. Well, this … Continue reading

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For Your Dining and Dancing Pleasure…

OK, maybe not so much dancing, although who am I to stop you? You may recall that late last year, I was one of four authors who were interviewed by PatZi Gil for her “Joy on Paper” radio program. You … Continue reading

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