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The last cathedral

Sunday, March 1 Today I attended the last two cathedral services of my sabbatical; the 11:00 am Eucarist and 4:30 Evensong at Christ Church Cathedral (Anglican), Victoria, British Columbia. The cathedral is a large neo-Gothic structure, portions of which were … Continue reading

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A tale of two cities, continued

Today we have homework for the reader. Prepare pen and paper. Write a 300 word essay describing your favorite city or town. What did you write? What did you point out for the unfortunate person that doesn't know your city? … Continue reading

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A 95% Superior Week

It was a mostly excellent week in the hinterlands of Tacoma, Washington. We did have the pineapple express (a flow of warm, wet air from Hawaii that drenched us in nearly non-stop rains for over a week), to contend with, … Continue reading

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The incredible insignificance of (one’s) being

Occasionally, but, fortunately, not too often, one experiences something that reminds one of the fact that they are quite insignificant in the overall scheme of things. This evening I had such an experience, when I attended a performance of J. … Continue reading

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How to spend the day of THE GAME 〜 試合の日、どう過ごせば良いでしょうか?

Today we had THE GAME. THE GAME is something which overshadows all other events in American life. Like Christmas, it only comes once a year, and is greatly anticipated by Americans great and small. This GAME is known as SUPERBOWL. … Continue reading

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