Category Archives: 2017

Up, Up, and Away

For the first week of summer vacation, it was a long one.  Today was mostly decompressing and reading (with one work meeting thrown in for good measure).  Here’s a little four-color fun to celebrate the beginning of the weekend. Superman … Continue reading

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Temporary Vocational Stretch Update

The 2016-2017 winds down this week.  It doesn’t quite feel like it, though.  Instead, things are kind of heating up.  These last few weeks of the semester have been a blur.  Lots of cool moments: baccalaureate, the yearbook dedication (what?!), … Continue reading

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Like Leaving the Piano in Ohio

Douglas Coupland prefaces Bit Rot, his most recent collection of essays and stories, with this: When the pioneers crossed North America from east to west, the first thing to be thrown off the family Conestoga wagon was the piano, somewhere … Continue reading

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Reaching 42

The coolest thing about 41 is that it’s a prime number.  The coolest thing about turning 41 was that I had a good weekend with a great overlap of the sacred and the ordinary (Holy Week and a good weekend) with … Continue reading

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The Silence of Holy Saturday

It’s been an interesting Holy Saturday.  Here a few hours out from the turn of Saturday into Sunday, I’m mindful of the strange silence of the day in the biblical story.  On Thursday, before the break of Good Friday, my … Continue reading

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It’s the Ninth Inning, Charlie Brown

Today’s classic Peanuts from Charles Schulz gets it right again.  Regardless of the issue, it can always feel like the ninth inning. (image from gocomics.com)

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Sunday’s Best: Frazz and the Prescient Pronouncement

There’s something so imminently true about today’s Frazz comic that its eery and a bit discomfiting. (image from gocomics.com)

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