The following is a letter-to-the-editor that I wrote to Bible Study Magazine in response to “Word Nerd-Language & the Bible,” a column by Editor Mark Ward in the September/October 2022 print issue of the magazine. Dear Editor, I am deeply disturbed by your decision to use your Word Nerd column in the […]
Picture from E-bike – August 2022
Here are a few pictures I took on yesterday’s #ebike ride in a nearby neighborhood. #Oklahoma #OKC #Photos #Birds #Heron
Negative covid test
Finally got a negative covid test today, which means I’m likely not contagious anymore. It won’t change my behavior in public (I’ve been wearing masks in indoor public spaces for quite awhile and don’t see that changing any time in the foreseeable future) but it will be nice to be […]
Covid retest – still positive but fading
COVID retest today (5 days since previous test) is positive but fainter.
Positive covid test
This was originally posted on facebook. I finally got COVID. Started showing symptoms late on Friday night but thought it was allergies and/or a cold. Negative COVID test on Saturday. Sick all weekend with lingering low grade fever, fatigue, and bad cough. Did another COVID test today and this time […]
Launching 28Barbary.com – a fan website for Tales of the City Fan by Armistead Maupin
This was originally posted on facebook. I’ve been sick this weekend (bad allergies/hay fever, but thankfully not COVID! (EDITORS NOTE: It turned out it was covid.) so I felt too crummy to do much in the way of law work, so instead I created the start of a long-contemplated fan blog that will be […]
Ingrid’s has closed!?
Incredibly sad news. I have a lot of fond memories of this place… 1. Attending the progressive pastor’s breakfast (back when I was a #Mennonite minister) and talking #theology and #activism over coffee with folks like Zach Gleason, Kathy Shook McCallie and Lance A Schmitz 2. Taking a break from […]
Ebike adventure to Cashion, Oklahoma
This was originally posted on Facebook. This morning’s ride up to #Cashion, #Oklahoma and back on the #ebike.
Judaism and Vasectomies
This was originally posted on Facebook. Kveller.com: I’m a rabbi who had a vasectomy even though Judaism prohibits it. A very thoughtful piece but the headline is misleading. #Judaism doesn’t bar vasectomies, but rather #halakha does. Most Jews today (but especially those in the Reform, Reconstructionist, and Humanistic movements) do not […]
My mom is coming out of retirement!
This was originally posted on Facebook. Have to brag on my mom… after several years of retirement, she is going back to teaching at my old high school this fall! Very appreciative of her doing this, particularly when there is such a shortage of teachers in this state. #Oklahoma #OKEd