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Tragedy and the Common Man

This morning at the bank, the doctor’s office, shopping in three different stores, the conversations I overheard were all about Toronto Mayor, Rob Ford.  Although people lament the persistent media coverage and say they are sick of hearing about the … Continue reading

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Ford’s Folly

  Football and Ford’s Folly Posted on November 26, 2012 by motleydragon Ford’s Folly, part 2 Posted on November 27, 2012 Rob Ford, Part 3 Posted on November 30, 2012

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Remembering Sagan

Extraordinary Claims Require Extraordinary Evidence: 2 Posted on November 12, 2012 by motleydragon I wrote about Carl Sagan last year as well.  Here are the links. Michael Shermer and his colleagues are keeping Sagan’s valuable work alive. The website and the … Continue reading

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A Universe Not Made for Us

Carl Sagan was born on November 9, 1934.  This year would have marked only his 79th birthday. After suffering from a kind of leukemia, and receiving three bone marrow transplants, Sagan died of pneumonia at the age of 62.  An … Continue reading

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Vatican asks for lay opinion

Really! They need to take a poll?  I can only hope that this is widely advertised, so that those who have left the church out of frustration will hear about it and find a way to participate. Even then, I … Continue reading

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Prince George

Such radiant, exquisite beauty.  How could anyone not take joy in such a wonderful family occasion? My two sons received traditional catholic baptisms, followed by lavish family reunion dinners. I hand-made the embroidered and lace embellished christening gown, which was … Continue reading

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A Rough History of Disbelief… 2

Did you have time to read my blog last week, and watch the video by Jonathan Miller?  I have been thinking about it a lot, and about my decision to share my feelings and ideas more openly and deliberately.  It … Continue reading

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