The bike rack is right next to the smoker's break area where I work (cough cough), and one thing I've noticed is that when you get past the smoke is that smokers are some of the nicest people you'll ever meet, right up there with firearms enthusiasts.
I have to wonder if nonsmokers might do well, socially speaking (and maybe also in things like evangelism) if we took a "nonsmoking break" mid-morning or mid-afternoon with some friends. I think I'll give it a try.
The corrosion of the culture. - Newman was Catholic, and he has some uses. One is in his defence of the university. He saw the attainment of a rounded education, and the ideal is that one...
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