Monthly Archives: December 2010

All I Want For 2011 Is….

Back in the Dark Ages of circa 1974, I was a Liberal Arts major at Santa Monica City College. One of the required classes was “Speech.” I don’t remember much about it except that I didn’t really like it. Oh, … Continue reading

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The Vagina Monologue

In a splurge of post-Christmas curiosity, a friend of mine recently asked me a bunch of kinda-theological questions about: 1) Mary & the Virgin Birth; 2) the years of Christ’s life between ages 15 & 30; & 3) why don’t … Continue reading

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Nooks vs. Books

Well, I lied…actually this blognote is about Kindles, but “Nooks vs. Books” sounded better. But no matter the heading, it appears that the Kindle e-reader was a popular Christmas gift this year. The Amazon website proclaims this: “Kindle is our … Continue reading

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god in the small spaces

I was heading home at about 8pm the other night…my car’s trunk was filled with a ton of clean laundry, a bag of groceries & a tiny bit of a haul of on-sale items from the craft store. As I … Continue reading

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Hard Candy Christmas

Well, now I can add being stood-up for a date by a dog to my relationship resumé…ha ha. But yeh, my buddy, Harry, couldn’t make it to Christmas Eve service last night, so I was on my own, so to … Continue reading

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It’s Christmas Eve in the City

It’s Christmas Eve day & Midtown Sacramento has not yet settled down into the quiet wonder that the day deserves. The leaf blower dudes are out there in full force…blowing & blowing & blowing (& blowing), the traffic is still … Continue reading

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As Good As It Gets

In the 1997 movie “As Good As It Gets,” the best line is spoken by Melvin Udall (Jack Nicholson) to a group of depressed patients in a psychiatrist’s waiting room.   “What if this is as good as it gets?” he asks … Continue reading

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