Unpacking Identity check

Some interesting items in yesterday’s segment. We’re getting to the end of the Senate sequence, but Merkot has some maneuvers he wants to impose on the debate. That’s next week. For now, let’s unpack. Jeremy zones out Once again, the characters reveal portions of my own personality. I hate meetings. The very thought of sitting…

Fiction Tuesday – Identity Check

Today’s blog is the continuation of, Welcome to the Valleys. If you would like to catch up with the tale, the first section can be found at this link The debate continued on for several hours after Walter revealed his evertorch. As Jeremy was unaware of many of the laws and customs which guided the debate, he found himself…

Starling

This Summer I may spend some time exploring the birds in our neighborhood. There’s a brilliant cardinal which has a nest near-by, and this has sparked my interest. Now that I’m keeping my eye open, the variety I’m discovering is extraordinary. While on my walk this past Friday I took my first captures of a…

Life in the fortress

On Friday I set out for a pastoral visit and, as is often the case when I do so, I brought along my camera. It’s amazing how much I manage to see when I’m keeping my eye out for photo opportunities. This past stroll highlighted a trend I find worrisome in our little town. More…

Cool utlity trick

One of the applications I purchased in a software bundle the other day was a neat little utility called Filepane. Like many other Mac utilities, Filepane resides in OS X’s finder bar, but with a dramatic different. To access Filepane’s features you don’t find and click on it’s icon. Instead, whenever any number of files…

Did I ever tell you?

The last few weeks I’ve taken to skimming through the 9 seasons of How I Met Your Mother on Netflix. I’ve tried to watch this show before and thought it was amusing, but never liked enough to “binge watch” every episode. I’ve changed my mind, this is fascinating show. What grabs me the most aren’t…