05 Mar 2015
This is one of those books I wish all of my Christian friends would read.
04 Mar 2015
Just before Christmas, Newsweek published an article titled The Bible: So Misunderstood It's a Sin
. The article stirred up quite a bit of controversy and more than a few Christain bloggers wrote a reaction or clarification piece.
03 Mar 2015
I read something yesterday and the timing could not have been more perfect - for two reasons.
02 Mar 2015
Today is Read Across America Day which falls on the birthday of Dr. Seuss.
26 Feb 2015
Facebook announced in a blog post yesterday that it would be rolling out new tools aimed at helping friends get help for friends they fear might be contemplating suicide. Like most things Facebook - or most things generally, I guess - I was skeptical at first, but it didn't take long for the idea to grow on me.
25 Feb 2015
After years of using Feedburner, I've decided to give up on it.
24 Feb 2015
I saw a nakedpastor drawing a while back that reminded me of a couple of posts I wrote almost four years ago
23 Feb 2015
If you were watching the Oscars last night, like I was, you may have seen a new Apple ad featuring voiceover by Martin Scorsese. I was fortunate enough to be in the audience when he gave that speech, and while it was a long speech packed with lots of great inspirational stories, the beginning of that ad features one of my favorite parts.
22 Feb 2015
It's no secret we're huge movies fan at our house. Every year, we try to see all of the nominated films before the Oscars. Some years, we have just a few to see. Other years, like this one, we have to really scramble to see them all.
21 Feb 2015
Several years ago, we started a fun family tradition of seeing all of the Oscar nominated short films over one weekend.
20 Feb 2015
If dad were here today, that's what he would have said. If mom were here, she would have laughed and rolled her eyes.
19 Feb 2015
As I mentioned a few days ago, the work of Albert Einstein has had a significant impact on my thinking, even though, until recently, I didn't know much about him apart from his work - and some assumptions about his religious and political views.
17 Feb 2015
A couple of months ago, my “rank” among LinkedIn connections caught my attention. Now before I lose you, I should mention that this is not going to be a post about how to increase your rank or about a better algorithm for calculating rank, etc. I have no interest in either.
16 Feb 2015
In a post a few days ago, I wrote that the writings of Thomas Jefferson probably had the single greatest impact on my thinking. I thought President’s day was an appropriate day to write a little bit about the letters he and John Adams wrote to one another.
15 Feb 2015
Every year the menu for the day of the Oscars includes food inspired by the best picture nominations.
13 Feb 2015
I obsess over things. I’m not going to deny that.
12 Feb 2015
Today is Darwin Day.
11 Feb 2015
Anyone who knows me probably understands why I list “trouble maker” in my online bio almost everywhere I am online. I’m writing this for those that have asked.
10 Feb 2015
The “Save the Internet” button I saw on my Tumblr dashboard the other day, along with [Explaining Net Neutrality to My Dad][dad], prompted me to finally put my thoughts on this in writing.