Category Archives: Musings

Restaurant Review: Yak & Yeti’s Himalayan Restaurant

In many ways this restaurant may be seen as the inverse of the previous restaurant we ate at for dinner. If Spenard’s Roadhouse is a trendy and beautiful and large restaurant with a lot of customers and with a lot … Continue reading

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The Lord Eternal Reigns

Yesterday evening, we had an opening message from our festival coordinator that struck my mother–quite understandably–as very Nathanish, and I mean that definitely as a good thing. The sermon focused on a set of psalms, Psalms 93-100, that are labeled … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Spenard Roadhouse

When our initial choice for dinner was closed we ended up going here for dinner before the opening night service at the Feast of Tabernacles in Anchorage, Alaska. This particular restaurant offers fare that I did not expect for a … Continue reading

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Like A Strawberry Hedgehog Cactus In Search Of Rain

The way that I like to drink water may be fairly considered to be similar to that of a thirsty desert succulent, something I comment on in various ways from time to time. While I was sitting at dinner today … Continue reading

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It’s A Gnostic World, But It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way

Yesterday evening (as I write this in a plane) I found myself listening to an interesting talk by someone who considers himself to be a contemporary gnostic and an expert on the gnostic perspective. For a bit more than an … Continue reading

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Tales Of Travel Woe From The First Class Section

It is admittedly hard to complain too hard when one has just enjoyed a tasty cod dinner and been plied with all the bottled water and sprite that one can drink and is sitting in a comfortable first class seat … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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