Archive for November, 2009

Obtrude. Definition According to the New Oxford American Dictionary: become noticeable in an unwelcome or intrusive way : a sound from the reception hall obtruded into his thoughts.• [ trans. ] impose or force (something) on someone in such a way : I felt unable to obtrude my private sorrow upon anyone. Where I Found […]

…for term papers. Tonight I’m doing the hipster thing: sitting in a coffee shop writing a paper. I’m even sporting a corduroy blazer (though without elbow patches). Never tried it in this setting before, but my goal for the rough draft is one page per half hour. The topic? Benjamin Beddome, Baptist preacher of 18th […]

If you put your thumb up to your lower eyelid and extend your index finger as far from your eye as possible, you’re looking at the distance past which the world becomes blurry to my naked eyes. Yesterday, my new glasses arrived in the mail. I haven’t bought a new pair in five or six […]

Faucet Cat


My mom’s cat, Black Cat. Aptly named. (Not by my mom.)

the Greek 12 συνταφέντες αὐτῷ ἐν τῷ βαπτίσματι, ἐν ᾧ καὶ συνηγέρθητε διὰ τῆς πίστεως τῆς ἐνεργείας τοῦ θεοῦ τοῦ ἐγείραντος αὐτὸν ἐκ νεκρῶν· 13 καὶ ὑμᾶς νεκροὺς ὄντας τοῖς παραπτώμασιν καὶ τῇ ἀκροβυστίᾳ τῆς σαρκὸς ὑμῶν, συνεζωοποίησεν ὑμᾶς σὺν αὐτῷ, χαρισάμενος ἡμῖν πάντα τὰ παραπτώματα, the English 12 when [you were] buried with him in that baptism, in which you were also raised together [with him] through the faith of the working of God, who raised him out of [the] dead. 13 And when you were dead in [your] sins […]

The Christian is not only called to speak truth but to do good, and to fail in the latter is to automatically fail in the former. ( Via Dave Black, Nov. 22, 5:13 PM)



Mmmm, Pasteurized!