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We Called Him Hoot. I Wish We Had Loved Him

My hometown of Lawler, Iowa in the 1950s featured much character. And many characters. In general, through the years there have been about 500 people who live there. I will tell you about one of them. His real name was Francis. We called him Hoot. I don’t remember why. Everybody I knew had a nickname. Someone called him that once and it stuck. ...

04 04 2019

A Short Voters Guide for People Sick of Voters Guides

Around the year 130 AD, a Christian wrote these words in a letter to Diognetus, the tutor of Marcus Aurelius: [Christians] reside in their own nations, but as resident aliens. They participate in all things as citizens and endure all things as foreigners. . . . They obey the established laws and their way of life surpasses the laws. . . . So no...

10 05 2016

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