Monthly Archives: August 2018

Arks and Airplanes

It’s always interesting when a comic strip attempts biblical allusion.  WuMo gave it a try today, which means it was on the opening slide for today’s New Testament class.  It got some chuckles as the students walked into the room. … Continue reading

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Non-Transferable Time

This morning I had my first weekday up of coffee since students returned to the classroom.  Granted, it’s because I’m trying for a more hot tea-centric morning, but still.  It was also half a cup.  Which brings to mind this … Continue reading

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Further into the Great Degeneration

Back in 2012, I read a little book by Niall Ferguson called The Great Degeneration.  I didn’t know much about Ferguson (and still don’t, really), but I found his book about the great, pending crisis concerning the decay and death … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: All the Nothing You Want

Well, the hurricane weakened a great deal before it finally made it’s way north and west.  And so we haven’t had as much wind or rain as initially predicted (though it’s now a steady drizzle outside with the occasional burst … Continue reading

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Concerning Hurricane Lane

Today was one of those weird days where you are waiting and preparing for something that just hasn’t happened yet . . . and that can’t be undone once it’s happened.  I am writing, of course, of Hurricane Lane (which … Continue reading

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Insult to Injury: Postal Edition

A few weeks ago, the folks at gocomics.com were running the classic Peanuts serial where Charlie Brown went to summer camp only to bunk with a kid that kept his face turned to the wall and wanted nothing to do … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Off the Top

A little “getting old” humor for this beautiful Sunday morning.  Today’s FoxTrot by Bill Amend: (image from gocomics.com)

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