Brandon Cook

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From the West – November 2018

Greetings Brethren from the Station of Strength, I’m proud to report that we have a healthy baby daughter named Leona Lynn who was delivered at home on the morning of September 24th. Her brother Quinn (almost three) came home from school to meet his little sister with open arms and was equally excited to receive …

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From the West – Oct 2018

Greetings Brethren from the Station of Strength It is now Fall and change is in the air yet viscerally special to our home as we welcome our second child into our family. I’d like to thank the brethren for all their kind words of support and prayers as we settle into our new family dynamic. …

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From the West – May 2018

Greetings Brethren, Membership is a prevailing theme across masonry. I have read several articles at both the local and national levels addressing the anecdote, symptom, origination, and truth arising from declining membership. To narrow scope, I attempt an ethos of virtue but clarify using Tom Wolfe’s The Painted Word (Picador, 2008) which says, “To lack …

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