Monthly Archives: April 2011

Pomp and Circumstances

            For the next few weeks people with last names like mine will be wondering why alphabetical order is so popular.  We are about to begin graduation season.  Ivy League schools will have ex-presidents, Nobel laureates, and European heads of … Continue reading

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Counting the Days

            When I was in the seventh grade a white-suited evangelist guaranteed that Jesus would be back in less than five years.  Every thirteen-year-old boy at church that night had the same thought:  “I will never get to have sex.”  … Continue reading

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