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A Reflection On A First Summer Tour

This summer I tagged along for a tour that my friends in Holy Shadow and Koala Tea Time were going on through the Midwest and Southeast. 629 more words


Oh. Yes.

First review just came in for Eloping Is For Losers. Couldn’t be happier!!

There was a big sigh of relief at reading this one. Can I quit my job and just be a writer now? Dare you to say yes.


Download of the Day: Circumventing Censorship by FLOSS Manuals

“The internet interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.”
John Gilmore

You’ll want this even if you never use it (and if you never use it, you’re a fool). 203 more words


Vintage Longreads: The Coming Technological Singularity: How to Survive in the Post-Human Era by Vernor Vinge

Today’s loooooooong read from the dusty recesses of the distant digital past, which is to say 1993 which was 21 years ago GOD I’M OLD, comes to us from philosopher and mathematician Verner Vinge. 5,722 more words


Thank God! We are NOT God!

Looking back, over a half century ago, at a little Presbyterian mission church outside of Chicago, I was taught that Abraham spread the word that there is only one God.  300 more words


How To Fear Less, For Life

Are you feeling as freaked out about the state of the world as I am? The Middle East? Ebola? Terrorists running amok and blowing us up? 1,677 more words


Wild Kaohsiung

I went for a run this evening, which is saying something. A run in Kaohsiung can feel more like a swim, especially during the rainy season. 1,544 more words