the view from the pew (10-29-16)

After a one week hiatus from Holy Cross, I was pleased to see that our soundboard man, Brad, had been found and returned safely to his duty desk as electronic page flipper. Yay! Aleksandrs, Susan and I made our ways into a pew near the back. It’s a fact, at least with Lutherans (minus those…… Continue reading the view from the pew (10-29-16)

the daily purge 10-26-16

The Purging Lutheran will never argue with Earl Tupper again. And by ‘never argue’ I mean ‘never purge another of Earl’s tuppers ever again’. The fine folk at Goodwill Industries have made at least a handful of shiney nickels from the T’ware I’ve sent them. But no more!  My Sweet Rib and I used this particular…… Continue reading the daily purge 10-26-16

the daily purge 10-25-16

[ editor’s note: Ooops! The Purging Lutheran purged this back in April of 2016. The president of TPL Industries of Walla Walla, WA. deeply regrets this error and has resigned his position to go live in a hole. Again, we apologize for this most embarrassing incident. ] Guy Fawkes Day, November 5th, lands on a…… Continue reading the daily purge 10-25-16

skats no baznīcas sols (the view from the pew) 10-23-16

(I hope the translation of this article’s title from English to Latvian came out OK. If not … oops!) About ten times a year the Latvian church I attended as a youngster offers a Lutheran service in English. I don’t speak the language well but can understand it to a point but not well enough…… Continue reading skats no baznīcas sols (the view from the pew) 10-23-16

the daily purge 10-21-16

Ay, caramba! (minced oath) The dollars bills spent on Dvds and Cds and tapes and tapes for recording Indycar and F1 races, movies, music videos and news events. Dzīpers! And how many of these has T Purging L ever gone back to watch? Hardly any, meine Freunde, hardly any. I am business’s best friend. Show…… Continue reading the daily purge 10-21-16