A Death in the Family

Yesterday Leonard Nimoy passed away and large portion of geekdom mourned, including me. He was part of a phenomenon which helped me accept being the oddball in the room, and his passing impacted me more than I thought it would. My condolences to his family, and may he rest in peace. My grief at his…

The Road Travelled

The Duolok strode through the city gates, given a wide berth by the traders and travelers near it. It’s mane of leaf-like hair poured over his shoulder, forming a scratching sound as it rubbed against the rough skin of his naked back. Scholars believed Duoloks could tell the identity the own kind simply by this…

Dear Ideologues

It's been several days since the horrific events which transpired in Newtown, Connecticut. In the interim I have preached, forced myself to read the names and ages of the victims in prayer during worship, and have had to force my heart to keep feeling as I looked up to God and questioned, “Why?” I have…