Archive for June, 2007|Monthly archive page

Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave, Chapter 6

After a successful confrontation, you have separated someone from their object of worship. You now need to respect, listen, invite. Most people see AA as a place where you can be honest with tough-minded but fair and caring and understanding people. Most people do not see the church thus. Continue reading


Crichton’s Timeline fuses quantum theory with with a slice of life from the fourteenth century, during the Hundred¬†Years War. I don’t know if there is a particular moral, apart from the usual “Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.” There is an iconic young tech billionaire who values science and money over people.

 The story is more about the slice of life from medieval times than about science fiction. Crichton picks on historicists who lose the sense of reality in all of their theorizing.

The trip back to medieval times is quite fun and interesting. His view of the people and lifestyle and the reality of it all makes a fun read.


Finished reading the children’s version of Heidi with my son. We both enjoyed it more than we expected. We had put it off until last, reading all the others first. Continue reading


Finished the LifeChange Philippians study guide. Some major points from the outline of the book are: Continue reading