It Happened for a Reason

Talking to a somewhat religious friend the other day, I heard her use the phrase “It happened for a reason” to describe an event in her life. The first thought running through my mind was, “No, it didn’t.” But I remembered when I was religious, I felt the same way. Letting go of that notion [Read More...]

Texting Champ?

Just a quick shout-out to one of the girls I coach on my high school’s Speech Team — she is representing Chicago in the National Texting Championship in New York City on Wednesday! I fully expect to get a share of the prize money when she wins. Of course, leave it to the Chicago Tribune [Read More...]

Don’t Give It Away!

This picture made me smile (Click image for larger version) In case you wanted to check it out for yourself. (via MarsToSirius) [tags]Jesus Christ, Christian[/tags] [Read more...]

The Calendar Has Arrived

The good news: I got my free-for-being-a-model Skepdude calendar in the mail today! The bad news: I just got the Skepdude Calendar. Month after month of partially-, semi-, or totally- naked men. And no Skepchicks. Blast! Now, what will I hang on my wall? [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]

Last Chance to Register for Atheist Days

Time is running out if you want to attend the three-day atheist party taking place at Half Moon Beach in Strasburg, VA (about an hour from Washington, D.C.) in mid-August! It looks like a great opportunity to meet other non-religious people. You can help the Beltway Atheists by signing up sooner rather than later. More [Read More...]