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Sunday’s Best: Equivocating Density

Today’s Frazz comic by Jef Mallett is another great example of an intelligent conversation that employs multiple meanings of a word.  Plus there’s a lot to learn, which is always interesting. It’s a good Sunday for the comics, actually.  I’ll … Continue reading

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Thinking about Thinking

This week we started reading Alan Jacobs’s How to Think in class.  The class, which focuses on “Christian thought,” has been pretty steady for a number of years.  The addition of How to Think is the biggest shift in a … Continue reading

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Moving Like Lightning

This week’s DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (besides being the only scripted show for me to watch this week) was a nice, Groundhog’s Day episode that worked well at humanizing one of the “colder” members of the cast.  And while the … 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 gocomics.com)

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Pivot into the New Year

I’m a few minutes from boarding my flight from Vancouver to Honolulu (Air Canada got me on an earlier flight out of Victoria without any prompting on my part, which has been nice). Many churches today are acknowledging today, the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Frazz Thinks Truth

There’s something extremely right about today’s Frazz strip. (Image from gocomics.com)

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Comics and Books

Saw a bit of a theme in a couple of recent classic comic strips. We’ll start with this recent Peanuts strip: I can imagine a friend or two of my own saying something similar (sans kiss). Just glad to see … Continue reading

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