Jack Dunne

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If you’re still reading this, thank you. Not sure I could write a more off-putting title. I envision a somewhat less-than-engaged response. Here I want to show a little love for math. more
I would like to skip the question about whether heaven exists, maybe another time, but let’s think about the idea of heaven. I’m sure some of you have a pretty clear picture, maybe based … more
I have spent most of my life teaching in one form or another: young kids, college kids and professionals. I tried to be good at it, but my memory cherishes only a few real successes. I can still see … more
Maybe you miss it too. Or maybe you just missed it, or missed most of it. Not that it was all lollipops and moonbeams. There was plenty of horrible stuff. But looking back, a lot of important things … more
Harlan Howard gets credit for this summary of country western music, but its simple wisdom has been validated by many over the years, from Johnny Cash to Van Morrison.  Harlan knew what he … more
We were on Pirates of the Caribbean, my 6-year-old daughter wide-eyed with glee for the realism and mystery, while my 3-year-old son quickly closed his eyes and put his head down in my lap — … more
“What happened?” It’s a fundamentally human question, maybe the closest we get to simple curiosity. And it’s not simple, not at all. Eyewitness accounts can be flawed, even events from my … more
How’s your hope doing? Mine has gone through some rough patches lately and I don’t like it. The news is not giving me enough, the skies are cloudy all day, the streets have too much blood … more
Not much of a churchgoer, but I have embraced some of the aspirational ideas I’ve heard there. In one church many years ago, I heard a sermon about stewardship that stuck with me. In my very … more
As some of you may recall from earlier columns, we migrated north a few years ago and continue to delight in the many ways our new home enriches us. Here I’d like to make another observation. I … more
Crabs think fish fly. I can hear them, muttering and grumbling, stumbling about on the barnacled rocks along the shores of Puget Sound. The fish too look up jealously at the bottom of my boat as I … more
Some thoughts as an offering to my new neighbors: Yes, I’m another transplant with something to say about our glorious home on the Puget Sound. I offer them in the conviction that sometimes … more
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