Monthly Archives: December 2010

New Year Resolution

I resolve to post in my blog at least once a week in 2011. See how easy it is to make a New Year’s resolution, but how long will you or I stick with the resolution?  In fact, just making … Continue reading

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Minor Surgery

People ask me where I get my story ideas.  A lot of them come from observing every day life. Monday, my wife had minor surgery at the Day Surgery Department of a regional hospital.  We were asked to come at … Continue reading

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The Bible as a Muse

The Bible was written to inspire us in faith and conduct, but the Bible can also serve as a muse to a writer. The short book of Philemon, in the New Testament, is a letter from Paul to Philemon. The … Continue reading

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part I, Life on the Left Side of the Fast Lane

Life on the Left Side of the Fast Lane by Reynold J. Conger (copyright 2010) Part I A brain trained to drive on the right side of the road does not take kindly to traveling on the left side of … Continue reading

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The Serial, a Lost Art Form?

Up through the 1950’s and even into the ’60’s, serials were popular. Radio programs would bring us to the edge of our seats as the heroine headed for disaster. Just as it appeared there was no hope for her, the … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Profanity in Literature

We no longer expect any god to strike down our enemy just because we spoke an oath or a curse. God is no longer expected to enforce truthful answers from someone who swears to say the truth. Modern society is … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Yes, I know it is politically incorrect to use any winter holiday salutation other than, “Happy holidays,” but I want to wish you joy in a specific holiday season. Thus Merry Christmas. For those of you who may be unfamiliar … Continue reading

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