S.130 The Painting

I’m fascinated by the failure of Senator Ben Sasse’s S.130 bill last monday, February 25. The bill failed, 53-44, as it needed 60 votes to pass. For all intents and purposes, the bill was about outlawing infanticide. I’m having difficulty grappling...

Tower of Babel

The tower of Babel was the world’s first public works project. Mentioned in the 11th chapter of Genesis, I’m a little surprised the builders didn’t float a bond first to fund it. A little percentage added onto your property tax over the next forty...

Sauron in the time of Marvel

Tony Stark would be no match for Sauron. My eldest has recently become interested in the Marvel movies. So, under no great duress, I’ve been watching some of them with him. I’ve seen most of them before, but it is a pleasure to watch them again, chiefly due to seeing...
Strawberries

Strawberries

We grow a lot of things on our farm. Celery, lettuce, broccoli and cauliflower. Those are the bigger crops, but we also grow strawberries. The sad thing about strawberries is that most people don’t really know what a real strawberry should taste like. The...
Dark Matter Holds Everything Together

Dark Matter Holds Everything Together

Interesting news story out today about how astrophysicists have discovered a galaxy relatively close to our own that is comprised almost entirely of dark matter. Our Milky Way has about 100 times more stars than the galaxy in question, yet they’re both about the...
Under the Cushions

Under the Cushions

When was the last time you cleaned underneath your couch cushions? I did that today with our living room couch and what I found was pretty surprising. One of the items looked radioactive. I think I also found the missing link (that should make Richard Dawkins happy),...