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Chris Skaggs
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Baklava V 1.0
Sometimes there just isn’t any place to put stuff, so it goes here. This was my first attempt to make this dish and I wound up margin two other recipes plus making some changes of my own. For reference see: http://natashaskitchen.com/2014/12/21/baklava-reci...

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Chicken Pot Pie V1.0
Sometimes there just isn’t any place to put stuff, so it goes here. I made this over the weekend and it was particularly good, and fairly easy, so I want to remember it. Easy Ingredients: 2 boxes (4 crusts) deli pie crusts 2 carrots chopped Normal Ingredien...

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Thinking About Trains
My work requires that I go on the road occasionally. Not traveling salesman level stuff but 3 or 4 times a year for maybe 3-6 days at a time. Like most folks I fly hither and yon with all that modern air travel has come to entail: the rush, the risk,the par...

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Strongholds
In 2 Corinthians Paul talks about something called "Strongholds" in the context of spiritual warfare.  "...For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling dow...

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Time Travel and Cruise Ships
The kids and I watched the old Time Machine movie the other night, and it's shortly after the announcement that gravity waves have been really detected at the LIGO thing and it has physics and time rolling around in the back of my head here. But this post i...

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Sanders, Socialism, and The Big Short
There are so many things going on in this election that have forced me to think along totally different axes, it's been a heck of a ride. One of those has been the rise of Bernie Sanders and the sudden and widespread (or at least openly widespread) embrace ...

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Ted Cruz Lost My Christian Vote. Here's Why:
I'm watching some commentators ask why Ted Cruz did poorly among Evangelicals in SC after campaigning so vigorously for that demographic. I can only speak for myself here but it comes to this: I don't believe he's sincere. To be clear "sincere Christian" is...

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Thanatos
The last time I was out in the woods with the kids we wound up crossing a rather narrow bridge that walked 50 feet over a rocky riverbed. That evening on the ride home Odin told me how the bridge frightened him. He said he was afraid that his body would jum...

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Counting The Cost
I loved camping with my father. Even when I was too young to comprehend that he really went camping to get away from the tensions of work or home, I sensed that the long drives to Death Valley and Amboy Crater were how my dad unwound. It was his way to find...

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