Monthly Archives: July 2005

A quote from The Mermaid Chair (by Sue Monk Kidd): “Sometimes I experience God like this Beautiful Nothing,” he said. “And it seems then as though the whole point of life is to just rest in it. To contemplate it and love it and eventually disappear into it. And then other times it’s just the […]

Once again, I’m up way past my bedtime, engrossed in yet another (non-thesis-related) book. This time it’s Sue Monk Kidd’s latest, The Mermaid Chair. My mom left this one for me last month. I’m a fan of Kidd, ever since I read her Dance of the Dissident Daughter, months ago. My attraction to her works […]

Last post before the long weekend — The next blogger get-together event is gonna be on Saturday, August 13th, in the afternoon. More details to be posted later. Leave comments below, and if anyone is inspired to design a graphic for it, that’d be grrrrrreat. Enjoy Saskatchewan Day long weekend, everyone!

If you’re looking for an educational distraction (aren’t we all), check out the latest online issue of Science magazine. It’s their 125th anniversary special, and they’ve got 125 big questions facing scientists and researchers for the next quarter-century. They’ve made most of this issue of their magazine open to the public. Interesting stuff.

The internet can be a good thing. It’s brought all sorts of friends into my life that weren’t there before. It exposes me to different perspectives of the news, so I’m not stuck hearing any one political party’s line towed. Two years while reading another friend’s website, I discovered my thesis topic. I’m now able […]

Who would Jesus torture? “The Bush administration in recent days has been lobbying to block legislation supported by Republican senators that would bar the U.S. military from engaging in “cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment” of detainees, from hiding prisoners from the Red Cross, and from using interrogation methods not authorized by a new Army field […]

Who’s up for another Saskatoon (and surrounding area) bloggers meet? I was thinking about having a picnic in a park somewhere, next month. Any takers? Leave me a comment below or drop me an email, and I’ll get the wheels a-rollin’, if there’s interest enough.