Monthly Archives: December 2005

SAVE FARRIS

I love this kid! With all due respect to the boy’s mother, who is understandably upset, I think the kid is a breath of fresh air. Brave, adventurous, thoughtful, and his name is Farris. Come on, how can you not … Continue reading

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THE LAST WORD ON THE TORTURE ISSUE

Torture’s Long Shadow Any questions?

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SOWING AND REAPING

Bush Raps Senators on Blocking Patriot Act It’s nice, once in a while, to be able to praise the Democrats. The Patriot Act is not a sacred totem that need be rubber-stamped in the name of all that is good … Continue reading

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AD CENTS

You’ll be shocked and awed to learn that, after about a month, I’ve earned exactly $.76 by running Google ads at the top of my blog. So, you know, the sky’s the limit for Christmas shopping this year.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Perfect love, we know, casteth out fear. But so do several other things – ignorance, alcohol, passion, presumption, and stupidity.” – CS Lewis (The World’s Last Night)

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DAVE GOES TO THE MOVIES

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe. There’s an inherent danger in going to see the movie version of a book you don’t just like, but truly love. This is one of those occasions. I read … Continue reading

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HAIL, LOCRIA!

I don’t know what you think of George Will (Zorak, I know, doesn’t care for him much), but when the man hits his stride, he’s like Jordan in the paint. He’s unstoppable. To wit: A Locrian who proposed any new … Continue reading

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EERILY LIFE LIKE

Through the miracle of Yahoo Avatars, you can now see what I look like on a typical school morning (except for the whole tie bit, which I rarely do these days).

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DAVE GOES TO THE MOVIES

WALK THE LINE It’s been a long while since there has been a movie release that actually made me want to leave my cave and go to a theatre. And now, in the span of a month or so, there … Continue reading

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