Author Archives: awtraughber

Love’s Labor

Well, it’s the time of year where I would love to be able to see Andrew Peterson’s Behold the Lamb of God tour.  Unfortunately, it always wraps long before I get back to Tennessee for the holidays.  So I’m thankful … Continue reading

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Previewing the Oasis

The second trailer for Spielberg’s Ready Player One dropped yesterday, and it’s just what a second trailer needs to be.  Definitely more is revealed about the quest of the story.  More than that, the trailer points well to the stakes … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: The End of Class (is the beginning of great literature)

Today’s Frazz by Jef Mallett has a nice play on literary anticipation and wordplay.  Every teacher should have a student as sharp as Caulfield, really. (image from

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Forever Father Christmas

Finished most of my “ship to home” shopping this afternoon.  A few years ago I decided it was much easier to mail the chocolate mac-nuts, coffees, and calendars home instead of packing it all in the suitcase and then trudging … Continue reading

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Post Office of Unmailed Letters

Don’t worry, Chuck.  The same is true for blog posts on a Friday night at the end of a long week. (Classic Peanuts strip from

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Life and the Fallen Kingdom

So the first trailer for Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom dropped today.  Strange to think that we’re at this weird place where a new round of sequels (as in sequels to sequels and reboots) is on the horizon.  It will be … Continue reading

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Super-Hero Holidays

This week the folks at the CW brought their super-hero shows to their winter finales.  In a touch that is always appreciated, the three episodes that I watched had some nice Christmas flavor. I’ve not followed Supergirl regularly this season. … Continue reading

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