Category Archives: Music

25 and Counting

Today I woke to the news that Caedmon’s Call was re-recording their self-titled debut album.  I’ve been a fan of their since that album (though a little later than others).  About five years ago, I went on a bit of … Continue reading

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Easter Monday

This New York Times piece by Tish Harrison Warren brings a number of really good threads together while reflecting on the reality of Easter.  It might be pay-walled, so let me know if you want me to send you a … Continue reading

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When You Can’t Remember the Band

I try not to do back-to-back strips from the same comic, but today’s Frazz by Jef Mallett is one-of-a-kind.  A good reminder that history works on multiple levels. (image from

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The third phase of my spring break travel came to a close yesterday.  The final stop was Snoqualmie Pass, a ski resort area east of Seattle.  We drove up Sunday afternoon.  The drive was snowy and wet, which made for … Continue reading

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Time’s Fullness

One of the best essays that I read this year was this one by Paul Kingsnorth.   It stands well on its own, even as it also serves as a necessary coda to his most recent (and wonderfully written) book, Savage … Continue reading

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“I Will Find a Way”

It’s almost Christmas, so it’s time to repost one of my favorite Christmas songs.  It’s an odd one, more difficult than most Christmas songs.  Gullahorn explains a bit of the song’s origin here.  Whatever else it is, it is a … Continue reading

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Christmastide’s End

The twelve days of Christmas are coming to an end.  And while I do have some reflections on the season, I thought I’d share one more song clip before the clock marks the end of the first day of the … Continue reading

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“You Can Only Take So Much”

“Walk On” has been one of my favorite U2 songs for two decades now.  So it was a bit of a surprise when I came across this recent rendition of the song by Bono and the Edge and heard the … Continue reading

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A Song for the Week

Today I had the interestingly political conversation that I’ve had in some time.  Those kinds of conversations can be hard to come by in Our Current Moment.  But good, honest conversations can by humbling and illuminating at the same time. … Continue reading

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No Getting Out

The days are just packed this week.  The school days, that is.  While things are slowing down for me some temporarily with chapel, things are picking up in other areas.  Tomorrow I’m leading a faculty workshop with our elementary faculty.  … Continue reading

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