Category Archives: Religion and Philosophy

No Pledge of Allegiance

I do not recite the Pledge of Allegiance to the American flag. It is not that I don’t respect the American flag. I do. I was trained to respect it both as a young child and in Boy Scouts. I … Continue reading

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The Gathering at the Grove 2021

Yes, this year the Gathering at the Grove is on! Last year’s gathering, which was to be called “The Slack Gathering,” was cancelled. This was due to a certain contagious disease that rhymes with “OVID mine-mean.” We were concerned that … Continue reading

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Order of the Pineapple 2021: Robert Newport and Monty Python

The 2021 winners of the Order of the Pineapple have been announced! (As usual, this is awarded once a year on January 18 aka Pat Pineapple Day). The honorees for 2021 are Dr. Robert Newport (Brother Hypocrates Magoun) and Monty … Continue reading

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2020 … The Year We Came To See

A New Year’s Poem And Prayer By John DeProspo 2020, the year we came to see How divided a nation we’ve come to be Is this the end of a once great nation Or was the year an aberration? 2020, … Continue reading

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The Loveshade Family End of the Year 2020

As we did last year, this is highlights from our various lives. (And yes, Virginia, some of us are actually real, flesh-and-blood people!) FAMILY MEMBERS Alden Loveshade: I had a story and some articles published, have a few books I … Continue reading

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50 Years and Donald Trump

By vote totals alone, Donald Trump is considered the most supported conservative Republican president in American history. But he still lost the 2020 presidential election. So to prepare for the future, it’s time to ask, what is a conservative Republican?A … Continue reading

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Who Can Beat Donald Trump–a White Male

This blog post was submitted to a political commentary site in March 2020. That’s months before America’s political parties decided on their candidates. But as COVID-19 was then the big political story, the publisher wanted to wait to consider it … Continue reading

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Bad Moon Rising Author Preview

No, I’m not in this, but some authors I like are. “….how about we have some fun meeting new authors, learning more about them with entertaining interviews, and finding some spooky reads? Bad Moon Rising is thirty-one days of horror, … Continue reading

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Lorien Loveshade Marries Herbie 6 August 2020

Lorien Loveshade (Artariel) and Herbie (Enchantric) were sothers (significant others, girlfriend and boyfriend) from 6 August 2003 to 6 August 2005. They had a “trial separation” that led them in different directions–until 6 August 2018, when they became a couple … Continue reading

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Ultimate Socialism vs. Christian America

The thought of Socialism in America is very, very frightening. Many Christian Americans find it an anti-Christian demonic deception that goes against everything true believers hold dear. Left unchecked, it could lead to what some Christian Americans would see as … Continue reading

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