A blog post in which I muse on the profound yet sad fact that I don’t know how to say what I do for a living. But I think I have a solution.
As many of you know, a massive snow storm on Saturday covered the I-95 corridor from Washington D.C. to New York City. Several hundred feet fell on my driveway. Nowhere else. Just my driveway. I even gave in and borrowed my neighbor’s snowblower, which is a big deal for a German. We like to suffer. […]
One of my roles at Eastern University is Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR), which is, among other things, something like a hostage negotiator between coaches and faculty when game schedules conflict with class time. There’s more to it than that, but I’m learning on the job. A perk of this position is that I get to […]
I joined Planet Fitness a few weeks ago in order to–if I may channel Woody Allen–gain immortality “by not dying” rather than through my “art,” which is writing books about God and the Bible that will only be appreciated long after I’m gone. So far so good (on both fronts), and the time also gives me […]
Well, the words are 13th century. The music is much more recent. But still. And, with this, I bid you all a good evening. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSTeXy3TyvA[/youtube] Hear, smith of the heavens, what the poet asks. May softly come unto me thy mercy. So I call on thee, for thou hast created me. I am thy slave, thou […]