Monthly Archives: July 2013

Looks Like Trouble In Paradise

This week I have read quite a few reports of an oil spill near the Thai resort island of Ko Samet (Ko meaning island in Thai). Although as far as oil spills are concerned, it is not a huge one … Continue reading

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When Art And Science Collide

As a student of design, I am often intrigued when scientific disciplines face pressure for not being sufficiently scientific. There is a great deal of prestige for professions and fields of inquiry to be thought of as scientific, and a … Continue reading

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You Can’t Take The Sky From Me

I suppose that once I became familiar with the Firefly series that it was inevitable that I would end up being a serious and reflective fan of the series. As it happens, though, I was not a fan of the … Continue reading

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A Boy Named Kim

Today I managed to go to a funeral of a man who I did not even know but who apparently was not that different of a person from myself, whether it is in his use of short phrases like “yup” … Continue reading

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Book Review: We Confess! The Civil War, The South, And The Church

We Confess! The Civil War, The South, And The Church, by Deborah Brunt [Note: I received a copy of this book free from the author in exchange for an honest review.] While I do not consider myself a southerner, having … Continue reading

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Book Review: Finding The Good In Grief

Finding The Good In Grief: Rediscover Joy After A Life-Changing Loss, by John F. Baggett [Note: This book was provided by free from Author Blog Tours in exchange for an honest review.] As someone who has lived through a certain … Continue reading

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The Diaries Of An Ant Killer

During the time that I was most active in writing my diary in pen and paper in poorly written lines of my printing, I would try to give my journal volumes creative and unique titles, a challenge that perhaps prepared … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage

One of the facets of my life that I find pretty embarrassing is just how many years go by between the time where I see friends. While I don’t have long absences out of any sort of hostility, unreasonable amounts … Continue reading

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Imitatio Dei

As a student of design in several aspects of life, I find it intriguing that insights from planning and designing (as well as the enjoyment of these arts) help us to better understand the tasks and dilemmas that are faced … Continue reading

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The Biblical Rule Of Twos

As a student of the often-neglected king lists of 1st and 2nd Kings, there is an interesting pattern that comes up over and over again, and that is that kings which follow prophetic judgments of doom and destruction often rule … Continue reading

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