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Marketing Starbucks like churches?

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

The electic Andrew Sullivan calls our attention (And the Greatest of these is Latte) to Richard Riesling’s book, What if Starbucks Marketed Like Churches? Included in Sullivan’s post is an almost-funny YouTube dramatization.

Thought-provoking, if a little weird.

Fall on the Fox River

Friday, November 7th, 2008
Fall on the Fox River   

Fall on the Fox River

Originally uploaded by hirbyfam

Walking to church for a meeting, I was struck by the beauty of the morning and the stillness of the Fox River as it moved under the Lawe Street Bridge. Even the geese, usually foraging for food on the banks, were drawn to the water … perhaps savoring the sweetness of the day before the bitter winds of the winter arrive.