Monthly Archives: September 2021

Album Review: Love Songs (Dan Fogelberg)

Love Songs, by Dan Fogelberg I was looking at the discography of Dan Fogelberg while listening to the Very Best of Dan Fogelberg and saw that I already had listened to and liked nine of the ten songs that appear … Continue reading

Posted in History, Music History, Musings | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Two Roads Diverged In A Wood

The internet is a fount of ill-considered opinions loudly proclaimed (a statement that sadly does not exempt some opinions I have been known to express from time to time). It is not my intention to talk about any specific brainless … Continue reading

Posted in Musings | Tagged , | Leave a comment

It’s Not Quite What I Expected, But Definitely What We Needed

Yesterday, as I write this, we had split sermons in Portland and both of them had some striking similarities in their approach that let me know that both speakers were motivated by their own (understandable) concerns about the moral bleakness … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Christianity, Church of God, History, Musings | Tagged , | Leave a comment

On Free Will And The Savior

As I write this, it is about four and a half ours or so into the Day of Atonement where I reside. One of the most relevant chapters about this day, one that I have heard cited at least a … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Christianity, History, Musings | Tagged | 2 Comments

I Acknowledge Your Suffering, Now Go Back And Suffer

I have been taking, in such limited free time as I have this month, a course from Hillsdale college on the book of Genesis that is about halfway done. Earlier today (as I write this) the third lesson of the … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Christianity, History, Musings | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Four Ways To Develop An Idea: A NaNoWriMo Prompt

I didn’t like the actual prompt for developing an idea for four ways, unsurprisingly enough so I decided to adapt the prompt to ponder some of the thought experiments I am doing for my upcoming novel plan for this November. … Continue reading

Posted in Musings, NaNoWriMo | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Understandable, Have A Nice Day

What is memorable and notable about mundane and ordinary interactions? Today I went to a place that I regularly go to in order to enjoy a nice meal and a good view of a football game, and as is often … Continue reading

Posted in Musings | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Short Library Book Reviews: Part Six

The Street Photographer’s Manual, by David Gibson This book could have been better called the street photographer’s manifesto in light of the author’s perspective. This book is an example of why politics ruins everything. It is not necessarily a surprise … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged | Leave a comment

Whatever Happened To Sky Ferreira?

When I was looking up information about Sky Ferreira’s debut album, I was struck by the familiarity of some of the names of people who were writing and producing her music with her. One name in particular stood out, only … Continue reading

Posted in History, Music History, Musings | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Album Review: Night Time, My Time

Night Time, My Time, by Sky Ferreira While I was doing a rankdown of underrated songs, Spotify played another song by this artist in addition to the one that was on the rankdown and I figured it would be worthwhile … Continue reading

Posted in History, Music History | Tagged , | Leave a comment