Monthly Archives: May, 2019

Some 48G and Sakamichi Series idols who had graduated (and I will miss)

Idols come and go but the love remains I will never forget 2018… ‘twas the year a number of idols from both the 48G and Sakamichi Series groups graduated: Sashihara Rino, Yamamoto Sayaka, Ikoma Rina, and Nishino Nanase, among others. The major idol set to graduate this year is Nagahama Neru of Keyakizaka46. (Because she’s …

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Jesus or Mammon: Of Christians and money

Love of money, not God, rules A few months ago, I found at church a New International Version (NIV) Bible, which is published and distributed by Touchlife Global Foundation (formerly Biblica). How could someone forget to take their Bible home after religious service? Being a “finders, keepers” person, I took it home. As you would …

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20 years of Westlife: My top 20 tracks from the Irish pop vocal group

Author’s note: Original title of this post was “My Top 15 Westlife Tracks,” first posted on MySpace on October 12, 2009. It received only 22 views, as of July 25, 2012. I repurposed the blog post, with a new title, revised paragraphs, and additional tracks, to mark the 20th anniversary of the Guinness World Record-breaking …

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