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Relating to God, part 3 - Saturday, February 7th 2015 22:43
Let’s go back to the series that got broken up by my passing out and falling on my head. As far as I'm concerned, that event by itself obviates the rest of what I'm...
I Was Wrong, part 2 - Tuesday, February 3rd 2015 23:37
Before I launch into tonight's (Tuesday's) philosophically oriented confession, please allow me once again to remind you of my next regular set on StreetJelly.com Thursday...
I Was Wrong, part 1 - Wednesday, January 28th 2015 22:45
Duh. Obviously, there's nothing new in my being wrong on some matter or other. However, two items in particular come to my mind. I will post one tonight because it's an update...
The View from the Floor - Saturday, January 24th 2015 12:56
Written Saturday around noon: As has been the case before, I almost finished this blog entry last night. Really, I should have, but I got caught up in proving to myself that I...
Relating to God, part 2 - Wednesday, January 21st 2015 22:43
Overheard in Dr. E’s waiting room: “Yeah, they had seven children: six girls and one boy. He became a priest.” ***** A news promo: “Sunday liquor...
Relating to God, part 1 - Monday, January 19th 2015 21:56
“Something’s lost and something’s gained in living every day.” Joni Mitchell. My next set on StreetJelly.com is slated for this coming Thursday...
The Fate of the Vineyard - Sunday, January 11th 2015 22:31
Written Saturday evening. I hope that your day was more successful than mine. Somehow “nothing” seemed to work the way I expected it to. And it wasn’t for my...
Little Jimmy Dickens - Friday, January 9th 2015 1:22
It’s a cold night. And dark. And stormy. But it’s January, and none of these factors are as unreasonable as last winter was—at least not so far. Maybe, maybe,...
St. Martin's Day - Tuesday, January 6th 2015 15:13
In the last entry, I promised on a whim to supply more information on the St. Martin's celebration in Germany. There's no further agenda behind it, except to reminisce and share...
A Happy and Blessed New Year! - Thursday, January 1st 2015 20:59
The Year in Review. Whoosh! There it went. Thankfully, there’s another one just a few moments away. So long, 2014! … Hello, 2016! …  Whoops,...
StreetJelly and a Debate in the Temple - Tuesday, December 30th 2014 12:54
I fear that my entries are getting too long. When I started this one yesterday, I didn't know whether I was going to be able to write enough to get a decent blog post out of it....
Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht - Thursday, December 25th 2014 22:37
Merry Christmas from June and me. There are a number of more personal things I intend to share with you, but tonight, since it’s Christmas, we’ll just focus on the...
Two Days until Christmas! - Monday, December 22nd 2014 18:57
Two days to go until Christmas. Or, more precisely, the evening of Christmas Eve, when those of us of German heritage hold our family celebrations and exchange gifts. As you can...
Third Sunday of Advent - Sunday, December 14th 2014 20:41
It’s the third Sunday of Advent. Time to light the third candle, the one farthest to the right. Click your mouse cursor in the vicinity of its wick, and it shall come on....
Update from Home - Thursday, December 11th 2014 21:00
First of all, a big “Thank you!” for all of the good wishes and prayers for June and me during my current health escapades and her procedures. It sure has meant a...
The View from Room 560 - Thursday, December 4th 2014 15:41
The View from Room 560 It’s Thursday afternoon as I begin this entry. We’ll see how far I get. My thoughts aren’t exactly focused, and for the moment...
First Sunday of Advent - Sunday, November 30th 2014 19:01
Today is the first Sunday of advent. The countdown to Christmas has begun. Advent is the beginning of the official church year, the time of preparation for the coming of Christ....
Black Friday in the Temple - Thursday, November 27th 2014 18:29
This day is designated as one on which to be thankful, so I shall not engage in any whining. June and I have much to be thankful for, and whatever troubling issues there may be...
Vegetarian Meatmarket - Saturday, November 22nd 2014 23:12
It just had to happen sooner or later. 30 years ago: I was driving along in our Chevy Vega 4-door station wagon, a wonderful car, well-suited for the universal speed limit of...
Dominus Flevit - Thursday, November 20th 2014 20:48
A few thoughts on various things. It has been a very slow week for me. It seems as though everything I'm doing takes three times the normal effort and time--when I can get...
The Return of Aïsha - Sunday, November 16th 2014 11:39
The Return of Aïsha. I wrote and attempted to post this entry on Friday evening, but things went haywire with the transfer of coding once again so that I had to pull it...
A couple of quick updates - Thursday, November 13th 2014 21:20
This entry will merely be an update on a couple of matters. My appointment yesterday with Dr. B went really well. He gave me exactly the reassurance I needed. Thanks for your...
Peace and the Coming King - Tuesday, November 11th 2014 21:17
For what it's worth, for those who read my recent FB comment of frustration, I've gone back completely to writing out code on Notepad, and I'm going to try to stay as far away...
Day of the Dead - Thursday, November 6th 2014 22:56
Joy M., who once upon a time declared herself to be a member of our family—with no objection from us—teaches at an academy in Davao in the Philippines, and in her...
ENTRIES ON NUMBERS - Saturday, November 1st 2014 22:08
This is just a short message to let everyone know that I have now posted the last four entries on numbers, jointly known as "the monster entry," in correct sequence in a...