Monthly Archives: January 2006

I loathe Ordination Exams

It’s hard to see this glass as half full. Back Friday.

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My next 10 songs…

Vodkapundit mentioned that the next Donald Fagen album is due out in a month. C00L. The two recent Steely Dan albums were okay, but neither could compare to 1993’s Kamakiriad or 1982’s The Nightfly. Following his links I found this … Continue reading

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Lewis’ House Metaphor

One of my favorite quotes from C.S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity (book 4 chapter 9) is his metaphor comparing the believer to a house (he attributes it to George Macdonald).

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Augustine

Yesterday was the first day of classes, and I only had one. (Senior year.) Augustine. Looks good. (New Year’s Resolution: no verbs. No articles too.) The professor wants us to read the Confessions. I did that. Sort of. Five or … Continue reading

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Elliptical Trainer Update

You might have been wondering what I ever did about the elliptical trainer problem. I’ve posted an autopsy here, with lots of juicy photos.

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Frank Gilbreth on Preachers

I’m reading my kids the book _Cheaper by the Dozen_ by Frank Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. It’s the story of their family, but really a memoir of their father, Frank Gilbreth.

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Dixie Dregs bassist interview

This guy probably “doesn’t mind if he doesn’t make the scene / he’s got a daytime job, he’s doin’ alright.” Disclaimer: I don’t have the faintest clue what all that music-dude mumbo jumbo means: Also, the A/D converter has a … Continue reading

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My Old SAAB…

A friend of mine is looking to unload his wife’s SAAB 9-5. He asked me if I’d be interested, because I bought his old SAAB 9000 back in about 1993. He was upgrading to Vipers and Corvettes and Monster Trucks. … Continue reading

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