The Center for Constitutional Rights and other organizations are organizing a fast for November 1st, in solidarity for prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, who have not had fair hearings, have been treated badly, and many have been on a hunger strike since summertime. I'll be fasting that day. Blog Category:  Current Affairs

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Rosa Parks died today. She will serve as an inspiration for generations to come. Blog Category:  Current Affairs

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There is a little API at Technorati, which uses Some guy's research, to calculate the financial worth of your blog. So here's the results of mine… Blog Category:  Weblogs

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This was an interesting quiz to take, given my progressive theology. And I imagine it was a bit skewed in the results because of that. But it's still kinda interesting, and in the end, just about right – serving others first, followed by Mystical Communion (what a nice phrase). And institutional way, way at the […]

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Everytime this issue comes back in the news (which, over the past couple of years, it has happened quite regularly), I keep having to wonder exactly why it's happening. Today, there is an article in the New York Times about the Methodist church, and divisions that are brewing between those who feel that gays and […]

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It's beautiful here. The fog is just burning off, the temperature is a very comfortable 60 degrees, and it looks like the sun is going to shine for most of the day (although they say it might rain.) So it seems a bit odd to talk about hurricanes and such. But the news warrants it, […]

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There is a new browser, just out, called Flock. It is the friggin' bees knees! I somehow managed to get on the list of people who are getting the developer's preview. I don't exactly know how that happened, but I don't care. Blog Category:  Uncategorized

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On a break from intense midterm studying and writing … The Republicans are melting … melting … Fitzmas is coming! The Daily Kos had a wonderful post yesterday on Fitzmas, which is the results of the "Plamegate" investigation. Rumors are flying, people in the Whitehouse are clamming up, but it looks to be a happy […]

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I woke up this morning to hear about Wilma, the 21st named storm, and now a hurricane in the Carribean. My first thought was "What do they do if they run out of names?" Ah, Google is your friend. They start with the Greek alphabet, Alpha, Beta, … This then lead me to a second […]

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… is giving me a headache. I am realizing how completely and utterly I forgot how to study for exams. I think the last exam I took was grad school some 20+ years ago. I never gave exams, so the exam mentality is completely gone from my brain. Spinning in my head is Sumer and […]

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