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John Hill
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American Christianity: a lack of evolution
It's a stunning title -- don't you think? Combining Christianity and evolution in a title is sure to get some attention even if I'm not talking about the evolution of humans, but rather the evolution of American Christianity. Earlier this year I was preachi...
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End of Life
Due to poor planning on my part, this morning finds me at a Springfield MO Starbucks. I'll be enjoying a quad shot, grande Americano and using their wifi before buying some beans for future home use. The grande vs venti is simply because my personal cup is ...
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Time to break the silence
It's seems like it has been quite some time since I've posted here at Out of My Hat . It's actually only been two weeks, but much has happened and is happening. In the US there are mid-term elections just over a month away and now the Supreme Court has uphe...
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This date in history...
Okay, I'm not talking about the distant past or world history. One year ago today I set out on my epic motorcycle trip. It touched 21 states, two Canadian provinces, and the District of Columbia. I rode through some beautiful country, some mountain roads, a...
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No Days Off
When I retired, one of my older cousins warned me -- There are no days off in retirement! He's right! There are no more paid sick days, no more paid holidays, no more paid vacation days. Every day you are simply retired. So while the rest of you are enjoyin...
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Blog writing and social media
Wow! I just checked and my blog posting frequency has really dropped off in the past few months. Part of that is a decision to be less negative and just putting the keyboard aside when I feel the need to rant. Another part is a conscious effort to disconnec...
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August, week 3
Last week was pretty much a bust since I managed to miss 3 of the seven days of workouts. Travel, some unexpected schedule changes, and pure laziness all played a role. It's said that the best exercise is the one that you will actually do -- for me that is ...
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Another cancelled ride
Ugh! I'm going to cancel the ride for today. I actually believe that today would be a good day to ride, but I would have to ride home through thunderstorms on Wednesday. I suppose I could reschedule a Thursday doctor appointment and stay a day longer to avo...
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