Unicorns and Dinosaurs and Bears! Oh My!

You may not know this, but Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter opened last week. You probably didn’t know because there wasn’t much fanfare outside of evangelical/fundamentalist circles. Well, that is unless you count the people pissed off about the fact that a privately owned, overtly religious theme park got an $18 million dollar tax break even though […]

What Keeps Me Awake At Night

In a recent sermon at College Park Baptist Church, pastor Michael Usey asked “What keeps you awake at night?” Then, he had us write those thoughts down on Post it notes and stick them on the wall. Afterwards, the notes were gathered and compiled for a word cloud that showed up on the following Sunday’s […]

The Flintstones Bible

Okay, I’m going to say up front today’s entry might be offensive to some folks. And, if it’s not offensive, you’ll probably find it stupid. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Anyway, every time I hear from the Young Earth Creationists, I’m immediately reminded of the Flintstones. For all you youngsters (or old folks who’ve forgotten your […]

Odds and Ends

Years ago, when I first started to pursue this writing thing, I read that a writer should keep a file of ideas that occurred to them when they weren’t in a position to fully expand them. I’ve done that and it has served me well. While they might good, some of the ideas just can’t […]