Brushing Up My Redneck Credentials

Nothing to do with atheism here — this is me being rustic. Bishop, California, a town on the eastern edge of the Sierra Nevada (a range of mountains that runs north-south through the heart of California), has a big Memorial Day weekend bash every year called Mule Days. Mules have been a part of the local scene for ... well, a damned long time, having long been used as cargo carriers for people interested in seven-elephants camping in the John Muir Wilderness. … [Read more...]

Lifeboat of Knowledge, Dinghy of Power

A long one, here. Sorry. I’d like to revisit my recent post, Reason Not to Rest, in which I touched on the idea “We won and we can relax now.” I want to expand on that, to look at it from a slightly different angle, and basically reinforce my own conviction that now is definitely NOT the time to relax.  So: … [Read more...]

Short Stack # 14

If your twin brother gets your wife pregnant ... is it still your kid? ------------------------------ I'm always one of the late adopters. Apparently eating people's faces is all the rage in this week's news, but I think I'm going to wait a few weeks. I'm trying to lose weight. ------------------------------ Just saw Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets again and I'm wondering ... what would happen if you stabbed a Bible with a basilisk fang? … [Read more...]


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