Posts Tagged ‘list’

hurricane fortification

  • Determine sources of information about storm, if any exist
  • Replenish stock of non-perishable chocolate
  • Replenish stock of non-perishable vodka
  • Ensure flashlight works so chocolate (more…)
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Sometimes I decide to craft a list which turns out to be an impossible task. Like this one. When I go through the R.E.M. catalog I am reminded how many great songs they recorded, songs which I had forgotten. Whittling them into a top ten list is like trying to pick up (more…)


When in doubt it is fun to create a list of stuff consisting entirely of your own biased opinions. It’s also a cheap and easy way to write a post on a rainy Sunday night. Or at any time. The difficulty comes in choosing what to list. Some lists are easy to compile. They organically rise out of the muck of (more…)

I joined Facebook in 2008. Like most neophytes I found it pretty alluring. Reconnect with long lost friends! Play free games! Announce my “status” to the world! Discover which superhero I was just by answering a few questions! It was intoxicating, especially to a social media virgin. (Full disclosure: I briefly boarded the clunky My Space train years earlier, but quickly hopped off at the first exit. Who is Tom and why is he already my friend?)

As the newness luster dulled and the rose tint faded from my eyes it became clear (more…)

Ed. Note:  Faithful readers may remember a large collection of artifacts was discovered in the attic of Trask Avenue several months ago. When we recently stumbled upon an extremely fragile parchment tucked in the pages of an early pressing of Cranmer’s “The Institution of a Christian Man” we were understandably excited. After consultation with (more…)