Archives for: "September 2010"

Agree to Disagree

September 27th, 2010
I recently heard a professor of biology deliver an in-depth lecture in which he discussed his views about the importance of ecological diversity in connection to common Evolution vs. Creation theories. The details of his talk are not important. I saw… more »

Historic Preservation or Modern Convenience?

September 21st, 2010
One small town I used to frequent as a teenager has changed significantly since then. I always considered it the coolest place I'd every seen, and it remained quiet and unchanged...until it got discovered. Now it has become a major tourist attraction.… more »

Summer's Over. Or is it?

September 14th, 2010
As someone who celebrates each season, I get a little frustrated when the calendar is ignored, and we cut a season short. Summer ends on September 22 (at precisely 11:08 pm according to the U.S. Naval Observatory), not the day after Labor Day or the… more »

Inspire Me Please

September 7th, 2010
"I'm sad that he wants to quit," Andy said to me, speaking of his teenage son who had been learning to play the guitar. Strangers and friends often express feelings like Andy's after they hear me play a song on the piano. They ask me what I think about… more »