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Grand Lodge of Connecticut introduces plan for refurbishing buildings and rejuvenating lodges

WALLINGFORD — One of the items that is being overlooked in the agenda for the upcoming Grand Lodge of Connecticut Annual Communication is a bold initiative to help finance the rejuvenation of the state’s older lodge buildings, a plan that may be the first of its kind in the North America, and which may be the key toward not only rejuvenating the buildings, but revitalizing the lodges, themselves. 1,359 more words


Better get used to the idea...

But not right away. There have been few calls to allow women into the lodge. I am surprised by this, especially in light of Freemasonry’s radical bona fides.  1,013 more words

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It's been a long time...the Treasure hunt continues

My treasure hunt continues…I have no excuses for my long absence, but I must apologize to all those who encouraged me to put finger to keyboard in the first place for not keeping up. 365 more words

Vintage Home

I was introduced to Robert Conquest through the indefatigable John Derbyshire when he wrote of Conquest’s Second Law:

“Any organization not explicitly right-wing sooner or later becomes left-wing.”

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Hushed Voices and Conspiracies

The Grand Lodge has a problem.  No one at the Grand Lodge will say this, at least openly.  The problem has to do with our newly obligated brothers, specifically, the ones who come from the Philippines.  1,323 more words

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Letter to the (now) Grand Master of Masons in California

Here is a letter I penned, but never sent, to M.W. John L. Cooper, back when he was the Sr. Grand Warden.  It was in response to… 828 more words

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Square and Compass

Seeking illumination, I was initiated
by men who were said
to be on the level,
but all I got was
spaghetti potluck dinners on Sundays. … 102 more words