One True Saxon

22 Apr 19
Art Salazar

Easter Sunday…Happy Easter…I hope you gathered family and friends to celebrate the religious side of Easter…the foundation of Christianity with the death and resurrection of Jesus…then the Pagan celebration of Spring, the rebirth and renewal…with colored eggs, an egg hunt…bunnies, candy or at least egg salad…on matzoh?…we’ve taken over the celebration of Spring and renewal…so […]

22 Apr 19
My Geekdom

April 15th-DOUBLE FEATURE Night School from 1981 (Director: Ken Hughes, Writer: Ruth Avergon, Stars: Leonard Mann, Rachel Ward and Drew Snyder, Cinematography: Mark Irwin, Runtime: 88 mins) Alone in the Dark from 1982 (Director: Jack Sholder, Writers: Jack Sholder, Robert Shaye and Michael Harrpster, Stars: Jack Palance, Donabusld Pleasence, and Martin Landau, Cinematography: Joseph Mangine, […]

21 Apr 19
LEX

Five and a half years ago, the IDA asked me to write an article about Orton-Gillingham and Structured Word Inquiry. I’m providing it here to show that this “OG or SWI?” is not a new question. Here is my article: Is This OG? (IDA Dyslexia Connection 2013) Often, people new to my work assume that […]

21 Apr 19
Discerning Life (Hebrews 5:14)

Christians Annually Worship Paganism Ignorantly Claiming to Worship Christ I allowed myself to be talked into attending an Easter sunrise service this year. It was pretty much as I expected. Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) praising each other for praising Jesus, attendance cards to gather more people into the mega-church holding the function and a sermon designed […]

21 Apr 19
Weapons and Warfare

Danevirke “Braver are many in word than in deed.”  – The Saga of Grettir the Strong Legend has it that in the late eighth century Charlemagne once caught sight of some Viking ships from his breakfast table while he was visiting the French coast. His hosts assumed that they were merchants, but the emperor knew […]

21 Apr 19
Finding Our Way Home

When I was looking through some old family photos, I wondered, what is this picture of a tree?  Then I saw my grandfather Heie Johnson almost hidden up in its branches.  I don’t know where it was taken, or by whom.  (Any Johnson relatives know the answer to that?) I’ve been doing a lot of […]

21 Apr 19
Radio Free

A state, is called the coldest of all cold monsters. Coldly lieth it also; and this lie creepeth from its mouth: “I, the state, am the people. — Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra A constant cry from the far right on the subject of immigration usually contains the sentiment that “they” need to come here […]

21 Apr 19
Gullveig Press

    Prologue I have a deep relationship with Eostre from when I lived nowhere near wood stove smoke and could spend from 3 or 4am until 6 or 7am outside. The carbon monoxide poisoning every day was lessened by the low temperature at which I set the thermostat during the night, so at 3 […]

21 Apr 19
J-M's History Corner

Today is Easter Sunday.  Many hold it to be the day that Yehoshua ha’Mashiach/Jesus the Christ rose from the dead.  It’s a festival full of bunnies, eggs, and chocolate.  But is it actually so?  As pointed out in my posts Pesach – The Feast of Passover and Matsot – The Feast of Unleavened Bread (Plus: […]

21 Apr 19
Robs Emporium

Halloween is in the headlines but it’s the fraying of EU unity that haunts many newspapers. …