Church Vestry

Last month, I was elected to my church's vestry for 2014. I was installed at the beginning of the month. There are nine of us on the vestry and we work closely with the rector on behalf of the church. Among other things, we oversee the budget and finances of the church, the church grounds, …

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A Review of Clarke County, Space

Clarke County, Space by Allen Steele My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was one of the most absolutely delightful books I've ever read! I love Allen Steele! What a story! The story begins with a older, veteran writer being approached by a stranger who wants to tell him the "real" story of Clarke County, …

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A Review of A King of Infinite Space

A King of Infinite Space by Allen SteeleMy rating: 5 of 5 starsThis was a unique, enjoyable light sci fi novel. It starts with Alec Tucker, his girlfriend Erin, and his best friend Shemp going to Lollapalooza, getting wasted and dying in a car wreck. Next thing you know, Alec wakes in a white room, …

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A Review of The Outposter

The Outposter by Gordon R. Dickson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This isn't a bad book, but it's not a great book either. Above average? Earth is overpopulated -- has been for 100 years -- and has a lottery where the "winners" are turned into colonists who are shipped to Earth's colonies around the …

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A Review of Paul: The Mind of the Apostle

Paul: The Mind of the Apostle by A.N. Wilson My rating: 4 of 5 stars I FINALLY finished this book! It took me forever because it's fairly dry and the content doesn't interest me as much as that in some other books. Still, this was a fairly interesting book to read. The author is apparently …

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