Author Archives: John Scotus

Life As A Bridal Minister

Since returning to Japan, I have been involved in many projects to earn a living for myself and my family, and as a seminary graduate I sometimes work part-time in Japan’s bridal industry. The bridal industry in Japan has a … Continue reading

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A “Personal” Email From Mitt Romney

Here is a screenshot of a portion of a “personal” email I just received from Mitt Romney: This is fascinating on so many levels. First of all, how did he get my email address? I work fairly hard to keep … Continue reading

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Why Punctuation Matters

(H/t Mashable)

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Barack Obama Is So Cool

Yes, Barack Obama is so cool. I mean, like, he’s black, you know, and I’m so proud that America has a black president, and he’s so cool, and we are all so cool for electing him, and everyone is cool … Continue reading

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The Obamas’ 9/11 Tribute

From the first lady’s Twitter stream: The President & FLOTUS joined millions to #Remember911 with service by assembling backpacks with @KaBOOM volunteers. pic.twitter.com/OpIhhQLIlb — The First Lady (@FLOTUS) September 12, 2014 As in “kaboom”. At this point, it is no … Continue reading

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“Heard It Through The Grapevine”–Marvin Gaye A Capella Version

Someone was able to isolate the vocal of Marvin Gaye singing “I Hear It Through The Grapevine” from the other tracks. They then paired it with one of his TV performances.  The result is absolutely bone-chilling. This man could sing. … Continue reading

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What Can One Dollar Buy Around The World?

(H/t The Blaze) In my neighborhood in Japan, one dollar can buy 5 ounces of raw pasta, about 2 ounces of raw rice, a bottle of water, 1/4 cup of coffee, or a small candy bar.

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