Monthly Archives: May 2012

With Regards to Laura Numeroff and Adam Mansbach

If you give some kids a movie, because you really need to get some work done, they’re going to want a snack. If you get the children an unspecified snack, they’re going to dump it on the floor and demand

Posted in Movies and TV, The Kids

That “Gay Marriage Thing”

One of my wife’s relatives sent me a link to an article that purportedly explains not just why homosexuality is wrong but why Christians make such a big deal out of it being wrong. She wanted my take on it.

Posted in Bullying, Semicoherent Rambling

Cheap (Shot) Dates

Recently while skimming the web I came across a list of cheap date night ideas.  Becky and I are always on the lookout for inspiration, but we were disappointed to find that there were few ideas out there that we

Posted in Simple Living

You All Have Someone Like This In Your Life

“So, Jason — you plannin’ on doing any more of them blasphemy writings?” “I take it you don’t approve?” “The Bible just seems pretty clear to me, that’s all I’m saying.” “Well, can I just get your take on something,

Posted in Uncategorized

Heaven and Earth Concluded, Parts Five and Six

Is God dead? I ask this as a legitimate question.  The “clockmaker” theory of the universe suggests that a cosmic creator managed to initiate all of creation as we know it, set the rules of physics in place that has

Posted in Semicoherent Rambling

Just For the Record, I Wanted the Stadium Anyway….

Let us celebrate the passage of the Vikings stadium bill by gazing into the future at the priceless memories yet to come over the next thirty-year lease… 2016: The inaugural game at Home Depot Mortgage Financial Stadium is a bit

Posted in Sports

Heaven and Earth, Part Four

Each time I talk to someone who is contemplating suicide (and this has happened more times than is comfortable), I always say the same thing: “What if the next plane of existence is even worse?”  I do get a little

Posted in Uncategorized