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Phil
On the shore of the greatest of lakes
I write short riffs on faith, life, and being human
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John Mark McMillan has a knack for writing albums that give language to my current spiritual condition. They all have this melancholic, from-the-fringe undercurrent to them that really resonates with me. (Surprise, surprise, right?) His latest album from late 2016 is no exception. I hadn't listened to it in a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2018 at thePhilBritton
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I brewed beer this weekend. According to my notes (yes, I keep a brewing journal), I last brewed in the spring of 2015. Remember that whole lying fallow thing? But I wanted to write about it because there's something deep and spiritual about brewing beer, or partaking of any ancient... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2018 at thePhilBritton
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Last November, I made the plunge. I had been talking about it for a while, had read lots of articles and watched a couple TED Talks, so I finally bit the bullet and switched back to an unsmart phone. But why? Mostly, there were too many times where I realized... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at thePhilBritton
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This is my garden. I know, I know, I'm not sure "garden" best describes what's going on there, either. Despite my best spring fever intentions, other aspects of life have pushed the garden down to the "you can't create new time" section of my priority list. That section has grown... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2018 at thePhilBritton
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(Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash) Looking for older thePhilBritton jams? Find them over at my Medium publication. There wasn't an easy way to import them into here, and I wasn't going to copy and paste 32 stories one by one. So for all things from April 2018 and earlier,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2018 at thePhilBritton
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