The Church and Halloween: How Should We Respond?

October 31st 2013 5 comments so far  

file9251291040084Halloween is awesome, and I enjoy it now almost as much as I did when I was a little tyke. When I was four or five, I was Aladdin and I was set on being as true to character as I could. I told my mom in no uncertain terms that I didn’t care how cold it was outside; the real Aladdin did not wear a sweater. That trend continued when I dressed up as an Angry Bird last year, with authentic game …

We’re All Blind Old Bulldogs

October 11th 2013 No comments yet  

file761300190661My family has an old, old bulldog. Ninety-one in dog years, Chief has been around since I was in fifth grade and spent most of my teenage years happily sleeping on the back porch when he wasn’t terrorizing the neighborhood squirrels and friends who would jump the back fence to come visit me. The old fella is not as spry as he used to be and spends most days in the summer conked out in an air-conditioned garage room at my parent’s house. …

Success and Stuffed Tigers

October 4th 2013 1 comment so far  

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAGrowing up, Calvin and Hobbes was my favorite comic strip. Its creator, Bill Watterson, took the simple premise of a six-year-old boy who imagines his stuffed tiger is real, combined it with surprisingly deep topics for a newspaper comic and superb illustration to make arguably one of the most artistic and influential comic strips ever created. From 1985 to the last strip in 1995, it was extremely popular and at its peak was published in over 2,400 newspapers.

Watterson is an …

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