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living the liminal


January 2008

What Charlie Brown would look like if he procrastinated marking papers for the three classes he’s teaching this term:

Oh, wait, this is what I look like when I’ve procrastinated marking papers for my three classes this term. Only, I have more hair. (and even more assignments to look forward to, as the term progresses) Sigh, indeed!

How to irritate an atheist

A list of 281 ways to irritate people of non-belief. Here are a few of my favorites (many of which I’ve personally experienced): 2) Tell them that if there’s no God, they might as well go out and kill people…. Continue Reading →

It’s beginning to feel a lot like January

Tuesday..Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 32. Extreme wind chill minus 48. Damn it. Edited (after walking to school): Dear University of Saskatchewan, no student (or instructor!) should have to go out in this. And to think, tomorrow… Continue Reading →

Five terrible fake Sylvester Stallone franchise revivals

1. Rambo V: Could You Repeat the Specials, Please?2. Increasingly Less Over the Top3. Tango & Cash II: Which One Am I Again?4. F.I.S.T.U.L.A.5. Rocky VII: Who Keeps Moving My Medicine? via (more 5ives here)

A flibberty-gibbet?

While watching The Sound of Music this weekend, at one point Jerry leaned over to me during the “How do you solve a problem like Maria?” and noted that the name “Rebekah” fits perfectly in the place of Maria.

What she said:

Hope is the thing with feathersEmily Dickinson Hope is the thing with feathersThat perches in the soul,And sings the tune without the words,And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard;And sore must be the stormThat could… Continue Reading →

and a Happy Belated Roe Day to you!

I’m a little late in blogging this, but yesterday was one of those kind of days where I didn’t have the time or energy to devote to blogging — hence my “Happy 35th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade Day” greetings,… Continue Reading →

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