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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...
The Parable of the 1010 Minas - Friday, October 31st 2014 18:22
Hold on! For a much better version of all four parts of this "monster entry," please go to another site where I have collated them and improved on them.  ...
Numbers, part 3 - Wednesday, October 29th 2014 15:39
Hold on! For a much better version of all four parts of this "monster entry," please go to another site where I have collated them and improved on them.  ...
Numbers, part 2 - Wednesday, October 29th 2014 12:03
Hold on! For a much better version of all four parts of this "monster entry," please go to another site where I have collated them and improved on them.  ...
Numbers, part 1 - Wednesday, October 29th 2014 1:15
Hold on! For a much better version of all four parts of this "monster entry," please go to another site where I have collated them and improved on them.  ...
Country Music Classic - Monday, October 27th 2014 19:55
I’m still working on what was supposed to have been a “parallel” entry last Tuesday or somewhere around that time. By now it has turned into a monster of six...
Tuesday Opry - Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 21:53
Believe it or not, I really wanted to post two entries tonight, this one on the Opry Concert and a conceptual one. Obviously, I underestimated how long it would take to prepare...
At the Ryman - Monday, October 20th 2014 23:27
June and I are once again south of our regular habitat, possibly the last time before the bitter winter hits with its four months of complete darkness, temperatures well below...
Omega Consistency - Thursday, October 16th 2014 21:01
Yet another entry that I started several days ago, but hope to finish and post today (Thursday). I began it on Tuesday evening, but I got too tired to finish it. Then yesterday...
Zacchaeus in the Tree - Friday, October 10th 2014 22:40
So, there I was this afternoon, drawing a picture of what eventually was supposed to be Zacchaeus in the Sycamore tree. As I was working on making the branches and twigs,...
A Blind Man's Faith - Sunday, October 5th 2014 20:09
Feeling fairly good physically. No headache for three days now. Of course, now I have to go get my shingles shot, but I haven't heard from anyone that they have reacted to it....
The Resurrection is Coming! - Friday, October 3rd 2014 23:40
Gretchen Passantino Coburn, RIP. Back in 2006, at one of the first meetings of the ISCA executive committee, before there actually even was an ISCA officially, Norm Geisler and...