When I was in college my dorm was notorious for having the fire alarm set off by people attempting to pop popcorn in a microwave and such-like. During my freshman year I tended to come back to my dorm room rather late. Or early, depending on how one looks at it.One morning, as I returned … Continue reading Speaking of fire alarms.
Month: December 2008
How was your Christmas?
Here's how mine started.Thankfully, it got better from this point.My family was awoken Christmas morning by the sound of the fire alarm going off. I don't mean a smoke detector, it's a full-on, building-wide fire alarm that is fit to wake the dead. (But not my college roommate. Funny story, I'll tell you that one … Continue reading How was your Christmas?
Have you ever wanted to orbit the earth?
Ever wondered what it would be like to fly the Space Shuttle? Well, now you can know! NASA is giving away Space Shuttles free*! That's right! Free*! Act now, supplies are severely limited and when they're gone, they're gone! These are one of a kind items that will never be reproduced! Call now, operators are … Continue reading Have you ever wanted to orbit the earth?
NT Wright’s problem with evil.
I'm reading NT Wright's book Evil and the Justice of God (the first, and perhaps last, book of his I've picked up) and having only just started the second chapter I'm already irritated and unimpressed with the book, the author and his reasoning. Perhaps he is a brilliant man with sharp theological insights, but so … Continue reading NT Wright’s problem with evil.
Without a master
I bought the soundtrack to Ronin last month, and I am quite pleased with the purchase. If you've ever seen the movie (and if you haven't, go rent it; it's superb) you'll probably remember the understated and melancholy melodies that wend through it. They stand up just as well without the movie playing over them.----------------Now … Continue reading Without a master