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I recall in the film Jerry Maguire, Cuba Gooding Jr's character talked about "having the Quan," which had something to do with self-confidence and positive thinking.
I however, have the Conn - thanks to the good Captain, Ed Morrissey. This apparently means I am at the helm of his fine vessel. Now that I'm here, I don't know what the man was thinking! I don't know a rudder from a...you know, the thing that shifts a sail? Ah, well. Expect no sea-faring metaphors for this weekend.
Ed has graciously handed over control of Captains Quarters Blog to yours truly until sometime Sunday. I was very thrilled and flattered to be asked by Ed to do some guest posting for him while he and his First Mate go help young couples find their sea-legs on an Engaged Encounter Weekend. Ed is my first and favorite Blogfather, a first-rate writer and researcher, even-handed and generous. He's also very kind. I hope I can do well by him and his blog. Certainly I have very big shoes to keep moving.
I will be cross-posting between here and The Anchoress Blog, particularly if I write anything halfway decent. But if you have no idea who I am (and that's quite likely the case) and would like to get a sense of what I'm about, here are some blasts from my past:
Let's cast off, then!
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