12 Songs to Make You Ugly-Cry

Some songs or other pieces of music just seem designed to tug at the ol' heartstrings. To my knowledge, there is no technical term for this (at least musicologically - they might have something over in the psychology department, I don't know). As an undergraduate music student, I was absolutely fascinated with these kinds of… Continue reading 12 Songs to Make You Ugly-Cry

Christianity and the Future

(The LAST) Part of a Series on Christianity in Present-Day America You can see parts one, two, and three by clicking on their respective numbers earlier in this sentence. Update: As I was writing this, Gallup released a brand new poll showing that - for the first time since polling began in 1937, the percentage… Continue reading Christianity and the Future

Exploding computers, and free food of the days of yore

I do apologize for the lack of a post last weekend. I spent all of my free time that week dealing with ... well .... this: I got out my iFixit toolkit and put humpty dumpty back together again as best I could (lots of stripped screws and cables held in place by tape because… Continue reading Exploding computers, and free food of the days of yore