Newton and Leibniz

Of course it would be a huge exaggeration to say that the basic underpinnings of modern cosmology were laid down by just two people, but with these two people, it’s…

The Case Against Audio Books

(Reposted from a previous blog) Audio books are making great strides in popularity, which is rather understandable given the advances in audio recording and playback technology. Philip Pullman, author of…

Texas Independence Day

Today, March 2, is Texas Independence Day. On this day in 1836, delegates gathered at Washington-on-the-Brazos, both Texian and Tejano, declared Texas to be free and independent from Mexico. This…

Our Faith

Our faiths are each our own no matter what we call ourselves– Catholic or Baptist or Mormon Muslim or Buddhist or Jew Hindu or Atheist or Pagan Taoist or Agnostic…

Bummed Out by AT&T

I get my internet service from AT&T; I have for about the last 15 months. For the most part I haven’t had any real problems with them (besides their jacking…

Movie Review: “The Post”

This is a fantastic movie. Not merely because Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks are both excellent, or Steven Spielberg is his usual self behind the camera. Not merely because it…