Do you like me?

: :Yes : : NoCheck one.There's an interesting post over at First Things about why it is that Christians express an interest in and affection for Israel and Jews that isn't reciprocated. I've wondered about this before myself and I've never really come to a satisfactory conclusion in my own mind.----------------Listening to: Seatbelts - American … Continue reading Do you like me?

Fight clear.

The Battle for Azeroth is nominally about the game World of Warcraft (WoW). Really, it's just an attempt to cash in on a phenomenon. A bunch of stupid essays dressed up as analysis of MMORPGs with a focus on WoW. I'd kind of like that time back.----------------Listening to: Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble - … Continue reading Fight clear.

Rest in Peace

Arthur C. Clarke died not too long ago and there's a short article in The Atlantic that talks about his opinions on First Things. Where else, if not in a man's obituary ought his thoughts on Life to be considered?----------------Listening to: Cake - Motorcade of Generousity - 13 - Ain't No Goodvia FoxyTunes

Herons in the mist

Walking to the bus stop one foggy morning last week one of the blue herons that occupies the ponds and marshy places in this vicinity flew directly overhead just at the edge of visibility in the mist. Beautiful.----------------Listening to: Metallica - S&M (Disc 1) - 01 - The Ecstasy Of Goldvia FoxyTunes


No, not the city in Pennsylvania.For some reason I feel rather a large sense of urgency about reading books this year. I'm not sure why that is, considering that I haven't started any more slowly that I have the previous couple of years, really. It's probably related to my new job and schedule, but, looking … Continue reading Reading