A Hog a Day Part 16

From Nutstrok

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I was always grateful when the preacher enlivened the service with a joke or was able to  come up with an interesting story.   I was blessed one memorable Sunday when a well-known evangelist preached to a packed house.  Brother Paine was hailed far and wide for his moving sermons. He was eloquent and erudite, a born speaker whose knowledge of scripture was legend, as he quoted long passages flawlessly, without opening his beloved Bible.  This was all wasted on me, a kid who zoned in and out and listened with less than half an ear.  I usually managed to notice the change in rhythm when a joke, a good story, or an interesting bit of Bible lore might be forthcoming.  Otherwise, I just tried to maintain consciousness enough to stay out of trouble with my parents.  I did find Brother Paine’s sermon a bit more interesting than the usual fare…

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Friday Feature – July 6, 2018 – Independence Day Naturalization Ceremony

Independence Day Naturalization Ceremony: please read the oath our naturalized citizens take.

Prasanta Verma

Welcome to this week’s

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This week, which encompasses a holiday in the U.S., Independence Day, I found myself in the beautiful state of Vermont.

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I was not there on vacation, but the time away, amongst the beauty of the hills, and far away from many everyday responsibilities surely made the time away feel more like a vacation, though I did not do typical vacation-y sort of things.

On July 4 I found myself on the Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site in Plymouth Notch, where numerous festivities were scheduled for the day.

Coolidge Historical Site sign

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tents-debtateJPG Debate rounds were part of the July 4 week festivities also and were held in these mini-tents, as well as a few rooms in the buildings on the grounds.

One of the more fascinating things, however, was a naturalization ceremony.

naturalization ceremony sign

As part of the day’s festivities, an outdoor tent was set up to serve as a courthouse…

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Hullaba Lulu: Come See About Me

This week the avatar cast of Hullaba Lulu took a detour from Teagan’s universe.

Virtual reality photograph of avatars dressed like the robot from Metropolis, Tesla and an Egyptian Goddess
Life in Ancient Egypt

In our parallel universe, an unnamed Egyptian Goddess and Tesla go clubbing in the future. They have returned to ancient Egypt from the early 1960’s where they are big fans of The Supremes.

They’re teaching the bots to sing Motown.

To get the real Hullaba Lulu click here: Teagan’s Books, Hullaba Lulu

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Come See About Me

Graphics (c) Rob Goldstein 2018

Come See About Me
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The Supremes