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April 2007 Archives

Scary times

posted by J-Walking

From Rod Dreher’s blog, a scary story. It feels absolutely true – I’m going to try and figure out if it IS true.

The nightmare dream

posted by J-Walking

What a follow-up to the Joshua Bell story. In that story, while the world famous violinist gave a free concert in the Metro, people were focused more intently on the lottery tickets.Now this story about a $315 million lotter winner. […]

Looking for stories

posted by J-Walking

I’m more and more intrigued by the stories of people who have experienced some of the worst that life has to offer – death of a child, horrible accident, cancer, HIV – and have changed; seriously, radically changed (for the […]

This is one of the greatest articles I have ever seen…

posted by J-Walking

From The Washington Post Magazine, an article about one of the world’s greatest violinists, his priceless guitar, and an hour playing incognito in a DC metro at rush hour. As I read it I thought not only about this brilliant […]

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posted 9:36:25am Jul. 06, 2012 | read full post »

Dancing... or drinking through life
I am not even sure that I know how to do a link anymore. I'm giving it a shot though so, three readers, please forgive me if I mess this up. So Rod Dreher's sister is battling cancer. It is nasty. Their faith is extraordinary. Here's his latest post (I think) There are 8 comments on it. As I scrolle

posted 3:05:22pm Mar. 02, 2010 | read full post »

Back...
I'm back here at JWalking after a bit of time because I just want someplace to record thoughts from time to time. I doubt that many of the thoughts will be political - there are plenty upon plenty of people offering their opinions on everything political and I doubt that I have much to add that will

posted 10:44:56pm Mar. 01, 2010 | read full post »

Learning to tell a story
For the last ten months or so I've been engaged in a completely different world - the world of screenwriting. It began as a writing project - probably the 21st Century version of a yen to write the great American novel - a shot at a screenplay. I knew that I knew nothing about the art but was inspir

posted 8:01:41pm Feb. 28, 2010 | read full post »

And just one more
I have, I think, just one more round of chemo left. When I go through my pill popping regimen tomorrow morning it will be the last time for this particular round of drugs. Twenty-three rounds, it seems, is enough. What comes next? We'll go back to what we did after the surgery. We'll watch and measu

posted 11:38:45pm Nov. 18, 2008 | read full post »


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