Goodbye, Bunny

I have this desire to start playing the piano more, and it’s probably because the piano bench is back. For the last 15 months, the bench was not at the piano. It was a few feet away, against another wall, acting as a pedestal for our rabbit cage. It had been there ever since our […]

Regina Spektor on Religion

God can be funny When told he’ll give you money if you just pray the right way And when presented like a genie Who does magic like Houdini Or grants wishes like Jiminy Cricket and Santa Claus God can be so hilarious Ha ha Ha ha No one laughs at God in a hospital No […]

In Memory of Casey Jeffers

Update (12/9/08) – Since posting this, I have received a few comments that took issue with the conclusion that Casey Jeffers was neglected or unloved, and I’m absolutely sure they are right. As one commenter aptly stated, just because there were no responses to her MySpace plea on MySpace, does not mean that there were […]


Yesterday morning, before dawn, my wife and I waited in line for 45 minutes to vote. I will tell you now that we both cast our ballots for president, although neither of us voted for Obama, or McCain. Yesterday evening, we both ate dinner, enjoyed a relaxing evening together, and went to bed without turning […]

A Puppy Has Adopted Me

Two Saturdays ago, I had to be at the Front Porch at 8 am to let a friend of ours in, so he could do some work on the interior doors. We woke up at… 8 am. So I was a little late. But I did make it there to let our friend in, chit-chatted […]

C.S. Lewis on Salvation

I hear a lot of praise for C.S. Lewis’ book Mere Christianity. And I think it is well deserved. But many of those who praise it might well find the following passage (from Book II, Chapter 5) highly disagreeable, and perhaps a deal-breaker. My question is, what do you think? Is it not frightfully unfair […]