Monthly Archives: June 2005

More on news sources

I have read several New York Times editorials, from various writers, opining that people’s political views can be easily determined by their chief sources of news. I think that is bunkum, personally. They often assert that blue staters read the … Continue reading

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Working Sundays

I’m very thankful that I don’t have to work on Sundays very often. That doesn’t make today any easier, but at least days like today are rare. Being one who strives to achieve a godly balance between true discipleship and … Continue reading

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Eminent Domain: My 2 coppers

Okay, so unless you live in a deep dark hole and haven’t come out in the past 48 hours, you’ve probably heard something about a Supreme Court ruling that essentially removed limits on the government’s prerogative of eminent domain. Eminent … Continue reading

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I think I got dehydrated yesterday. Normally I drink a *lot* of water — between 150 and 200 oz per day. But yesterday I was in the car for 6 (3 up, 3 down) hours on a road trip, and … Continue reading

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Today’s precious moment

We generally sing a hymn and pray together as a family each night. The kids have a nice little repertoire of hymns by now, so we usually ask them what they want to sing. Tonight, the conversation went like this: … Continue reading

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Why I don’t like evolutionary scientists

I’m reading an article on preschoolers and picky eating in the New York Times and I come across the following quote: “‘Children who are 4 and 5 years old were out there foraging on their own 10,000 years ago,’ said … Continue reading

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Careful what you wish for

Got a letter today from Rose — President Midgley resigned. Hopefully the next leader of our fine institution will have a longer, and less controversial, tenure. That’s all I have to say about that. We want the old drunk! Er, … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Anecdote

So this actually happened yesterday, but today is an appropriate time to blog it. Jamie and Seth were gone yesterday afternoon and evening, watching the kids of some friends of ours, and I was home with the older three. I … Continue reading

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Recently Mike Treaster permanently loaned me his AMS PowerCD laptop. This would be the same laptop that all RHIT freshmen were given in the fall of 1996. It was, at the time, pretty state of the art. It is now … Continue reading

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James 1:11

“For the sun rises with a scorching wind and withers the grass; and its flower falls off and the beauty of its appearance is destroyed; so too the rich man in the midst of his pursuits will fade away.” I’ve … Continue reading

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