How To Start A Compost Bin In The City (With Little Money)

Today thousands of bloggers are writing posts on their sites trying to raise awareness on environmental issues. More and more people everyday are growing in their concern for our daily impact on the environment. I’ve written a lot about this, and will continue to do so, not because I am some specialist or know muchContinue reading “How To Start A Compost Bin In The City (With Little Money)”

Bloggers Join Blog Action Day Oct. 15

Some of you may be interested in joining in the event planned for this Monday. Blogactionday.org is calling for all bloggers to discuss one issue, the environment. They’ve are already close to 14,000 blogs who have signed up to write something. I’ve got a couple ideas up my sleeves, but not sure which one IContinue reading “Bloggers Join Blog Action Day Oct. 15”

First Glance at Radiohead’s In Rainbow

I was in the middle of reading some websites when I got the email notification at 10:50pm tonight that Radiohead‘s new album “In Rainbows” was ready for download. I almost jumped out of my skin trying to switch over to mail and hit the special “UNIQUE DOWNLOAD ACTIVATION CODE” link embedded in the mass email.Continue reading “First Glance at Radiohead’s In Rainbow”

Review of Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited

We finally got to see The Darjeeling Limited this past weekend at the Arclight (our first time there) and the whole thing was a magical experience. Darjeeling, the 5th full length movie by Director Wes Anderson, does not disappoint. Besides the typical things we’ve come to love in Anderson’s films – slow motion scenes withContinue reading “Review of Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited”

Kierkegaard on Solitude

It is an awful satire, and an epigram on the materialism of our modern age, that nowadays the only use that can be made of solitude is imposing it as a penalty, as jail. What a difference there is between those times when, no matter how secular materialism always was, man believed in the solitudeContinue reading “Kierkegaard on Solitude”

Liturgies of Quakerism Review in The Friend

For all those of you who get a copy of The Friend, the only weekly Quaker publication in the world, you will see my review of the Ben Pink Dandelion’s 2005 book Liturgies of Quakerism in this week’s edition. It’s pretty neat to finally get something in The Friend and I hope there will beContinue reading “Liturgies of Quakerism Review in The Friend”

Avoiding the Text? Reflections On Reading in Community

My wife and I recently joined a new small group at our church and I we’re both pretty excited about. Over the past 8 years or so I can’t really think of a small group that I was a part of but wasn’t leading in some capacity, so this is the first group where weContinue reading “Avoiding the Text? Reflections On Reading in Community”