Your last letter was a beauty as far as its length but it was vilely spelt. I don’t think I have ever seen quite so many mistakes in so few lines. Howe wood you lick it if I rote you a leter al ful of mispeld wurds? I no yu know kwite well howe to … Continue reading Do you KNOW more than you THINCK?
I get asked all the time (not really) about the right way to prepare tea. The main thing is to steep it according to directions. Do not (I implore you) add anything to it or (even worse) drink it while it’s steeping, and (for crying out loud) remove the leaves from the water when the … Continue reading How to prepare tea (for heaven’s sake)
Uproar #1,855 of 2018: Attorney General Jeff Sessions invokes the Bible to defend the Trump administration's enforcement of immigration law. What exactly did Sessions say in a speech to law enforcement officers on June 14? I checked four sources and came up with two different versions. (That should remind us to check multiple sources and realize … Continue reading The Sessions Bible
Grace was her name — Her dad liked the sound of it. They meant to explain But never got around to it. They brought her up right, As far as the world will ever know. But did she get the word? Has she ever heard? God sent His Son To die in her place. He sent … Continue reading Grace was her name
Final round of the U. S. Open. Tommy Fleetwood wrapped up his round before the other leaders. In one second, he went from intense effort to zero effort. The tournament isn't over yet, but he is done. He still could win or lose, but he's done all he can. Now he waits. There is nothing … Continue reading Golf lesson: Work hard, let go
He bought some poster board, a thick black marker, and a roll of tape. He wrote three words, put the cap back on the marker, and taped the sign to his window for all the world to see. "No gays allowed" From that moment on, it was clear that some of his neighbors were not … Continue reading “No gays allowed”
If you take only one course in your lifetime, make it this one. You will develop the fundamental skills of statement classification, research, analysis, and argument. You'll find that practicing these skills can lead to better communication, healthier relationships, and smoother navigation in all areas of life. Here's what one student has to say ... … Continue reading New online course: Critical Thinking Basics
"'The stone rejected by the builders has now become the cornerstone.' All who stumble over that stone will be broken to pieces." — Luke 20:17-18 — Cast away The very same One I needed Cornerstone Left alone Unheeded Put away Another day I might find You Here am I In my own mind Standing so tall Tower of … Continue reading The broken bones that dance
"I guess they finally figured out that it only takes one man to do the job of two women.” A rolling pin "is useful for making pie crusts or for keeping wayward wives in line”. “Whatever men do they must do twice as well as women to be thought half as good. Luckily this is … Continue reading Does this achieve gender equality?
"'There will be no more death, sadness, crying, or pain, because all the old ways are gone.'” This is how I get through the day. Every day. It's a picture of the future that I am grateful to have been given when I was a kid. If you've never heard it, or you need to … Continue reading If you read only one thing I write …