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Something to Get Off My Chess

It was almost certainly Through the Looking-Glass, which used a game of chess as its background, that got me interested in the game. I soon found, however, that actually playing the game could get a bit tedious. So I know … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Clements

After Peter, the list of popes continues on to Linus and Anacletus (sometimes just called Cletus), both of whom are nonentities today, and there isn’t any clear proof that they even existed. It’s the supposed fourth pope, Clement, who was … Continue reading

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