First, the good news: Kragenbring.com is back up and running.  Now, the bad news: my hiatus from blogging turned out to be about seven years longer than I had anticipated! Much…

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Happy Thanksgiving to all.  I hope you are enjoying a relaxing holiday with family and friends, thankful for all of the blessings you have received in spite of suffering. As…

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I am proud to say that I call three of the six most literate cities in the United States “home.”  I was born  in Minneapolis (MN), which ranked #1 in…

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In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  He was in the beginning with God.  All things were made through him,…

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Serendipity: I had the good fortune to be in NYC on business this week and therefore had the opportunity to view the Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center the evening it…

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Normally an afternoon of baseball at Busch Stadium is a delight.  But after today’s game, I’m trying to figure out how to request a refund;  the Cardinals didn’t even show up for this…

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I just returned home from a business trip to Buffalo, NY.  The majority of the meetings I attended were held in a room named for President Millard Filmore.  Surprisingly, the…

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