After-Weekend Update

At last, Margaret is here. Right away, though, we’re heading off to St Andrews to participate in a small conference and to reconnect with our friend Rob MacSwain. The sermon on which I was working diligently all day Saturday, apart from the wedding, went all right, though the last pages didn’t print out and I…

One Of Those Mornings

I was in a hurry to get my haircut, so I could get home and wring words from my soul into a sermon, so that I could get to church in time for this afternoon’s wedding, so that I could get home and not be rushed in the wrapping-up the sermon, and would have time…

For The Record

I don’t feel like concentrating on writing the sermon that must be ready for Sunday morning, and I don’t feel like blogging, because I can’t focus. Margaret will be here in fewer than forty-eight hours!

En Passant

Very full day, but I note that I was a Nina Paley fan way back in the alternative-newspaper days, and I cheered for her during the Sita Sings the Blues saga, and now she’s having a cracking argument with Cory Doctorow over how to handle copyright restrictions. It’s great to see two leaders of the…

Open Day After

I’m slowly getting the hang of the strange-to-me admissions process here in the UK. This morning, our campus — which had been still as a graveyard for most of the past four months — swarmed with eager young scholars who were sizing us up to determine whether they would cast their lot on studying Theology…

Tuppence Worth

The vaunted Apple Event seemed to hit a number of strong notes. The Apple TV sounds like a good deal, sounds as though they actually have a device that does what probably want at a price people can afford. The iPod lineup looks snappier, although we apparently have seen the end of the iPod Classic…