and split. https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/midcontinent_rift_system.png I live in a place. It's visible on this map, pretty much. Because of my home's proximity to Lake Michigan, I can find my hometown almost instantly, even in pictures taken from space. It's bad enough I have to worry about things like failing infrastructure, sale of ground water to international food... Continue Reading →
Buy Now! Ok. Disclosure up front: I know this author. He's Lead Teacher at the congregation I attend. The things he questions could fill a bigger book than this. But they do not need to. Part memoir, part meditation. Dobson exposes his uncertainties, shares experiences we all have been though, and shows us places Christians... Continue Reading →
The Lump of Water Built up from drips, sculpted by the thoughtless hands of temperature and wind, a small ice sculpture sits at the back corner of our home, squatting beneath the rain gutter drain pipe. It is the natural result of the combination of physics and human activity. Evaporation, condensation, freezing, melting, running, falling,... Continue Reading →
Buy Now! If it's murder, it's Poldi getting in people's faces. Sicilian people's faces, which is to say her new neighbors. When Aunt Poldi moved to Sicily, it was with a plan to get old and die of misery in pretty short order. When a friend, a young man, is killed, Poldi finds a new... Continue Reading →
Axis mundi, the center of the world, was the topic of discussion at C3 West Michigan's Spiritual connection this past Sunday. Kent Dobson touched on many notions, but one to which my thoughts returned several times over the day was the sacred|particular tension. I liked that Dobson used the word 'particular' when talking about sacred... Continue Reading →
https://twitter.com/scalzi/status/1084284439138570241?s=21 I am so looking forward to the next Bill & Ted movie.
Buy Now! When the impossible happens, Frederik Sandwich leaps into the fray! No, actually not. He runs, hopes not to be noticed, but cannot help but tell the truth anyway, despite every adult insisting nothing happened and the dire punishments for talking about it. Drawn ever deeper into the mystery by the impulsive, full-of-bad-ideas Pernille,... Continue Reading →