I figured I’d spend most of today upstairs, cleaning up Sam and Jack’s old room (the one in which Dennis installed the floor), moving things in and out, and cleaning as I go. It turns out that I spent most of the day outside, clearing ice from the front driveway and setting up the submersible… Read More The Art Spirit
It has been a busy day. Here we are at nearly 10 p.m., and the kids and I are waiting for the pizzas to come out of the oven. I had planned on focusing on the second half of Eugene Vodolazkin’s First Things post, “The New Middle Ages,” but as I read through it, I… Read More Straight and Zigzag
While I wanted to get Eugene Vodolazkin’s First Things post, “The New Middle Ages,” off my browser last night, I realized that I needed to take a closer look at it, and I’m hoping to get to that today. Right from the get-go, he dives into the notion of the past repeating itself. In fact,… Read More What’s Old is New Again, I Guess
I just chatted with Luke. He’s been watching the Olympics. It’s that time again, isn’t it? My cold, thus far, is pretty mild. The sore throat has been replaced with some hoarseness (I now have my Marge Simpson voice), a bit of a cough, and a slightly runny nose. I stayed home from church. Andi… Read More Should We Hold on Loosely?