Devour A Good Book, And Start With These

I do a lot of reading (and writing) of books, so sometimes I glance at other readers’ favorites lists to get an idea on what I might want to absorb next. Naturally I thought about what kind of list I would make if I chose to. So here it is, the Doug Wolter Top 10…
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The Quest For Open Inquiry Marches On

We’re always being told that sound science welcomes open inquiry. But of course it doesn’t always. Those who still believe in an honest examination of facts keep plugging away, however. In South Dakota last month, state legislators considered an academic freedom bill that would allow students to ask questions and engage in critical thinking on…
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Sidd Lives!

I thought about him after reading an ESPN story about California high school quarterback J.T. Daniels, who they say is the best prep football prospect the country has seen in years. As a sophomore, he called his own plays and led his team to 13 wins, completing 74.5 percent of his passes for 4,849 yards…
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The Mysterious Bond Between Fathers And Sons

This morning I picked up my copy of “The Final Season” by Tom Stanton and opened it for the first time. I read the first two paragraphs of this award-winning book about baseball, fathers and sons, and I put it back on the armrest of my easy chair. Thoughts of my father flooded back to…
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Of IPhones And Minecraft

People say I’m set in my ways, but that just seems so negative. I’m just comfortable with things as they are. And what’s wrong with that? Apparently, I may need to purchase an iPhone to keep up with the changing demands of my job. My wife has one, my kids have their own, and they…
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