Monthly Archives: July 2011


Update 3/9/2012: The Green collection is now at the Vatican; see this account at the National Catholic Register. Note: The Passages speaker series DVDs can be purchased from individually or as a set. Update 10/20/2011: The Passages exhibit and … Continue reading

Posted in Theology | 4 Comments

iPhone distortion effects

Edible Apple has posted this intriguing photo of an airplane propeller taken with an iPhone 4: Don’t miss Edible Apple’s explanation, and the accompanying vibrating guitar string video by YouTube user justkylevids. Amazing!

Posted in Apple | Leave a comment

MobileMe alternatives

Transitions Change is a fact of life, and when anything is in the hands of Steve Jobs, change will happen sooner rather than later. His passionate desire to toss the old out the window, in the belief that death is … Continue reading

Posted in Apple | 1 Comment

Why I like Columbo

In memoriam: Peter Falk (September 16, 1927 – June 23, 2011) In recent months, I’ve watched a fair number of Columbo episodes, starring Peter Falk, available on DVD and through Netflix. I well remember enjoying them when they first aired, … Continue reading

Posted in Theology | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Wedding reception

First post in this series: 25 years! After the wedding at 8 a.m., we held a breakfast reception at the Traveler’s Hotel in Kirksville, MO. The wedding cake was a stack of pancakes and we toasted each other’s health with … Continue reading

Posted in Family | 2 Comments

Wedding scriptures

25 years! Arise, my darling, My beautiful one, and come with me. See! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone. Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves is heard … Continue reading

Posted in Family | Tagged | 2 Comments

Wedding ceremony and vows

25 years! Michael Parris conducted our wedding on the morning of summer solstice, 1986, in a ceremony written by Kerry and Michael. The text reproduced below begins at about the 24:20 mark of the wedding video, after the introductory music … Continue reading

Posted in Family | 6 Comments

Marriage, creation’s dance

25 years! On the morning of summer solstice in 1986, between Candace’s solo of “The Lord is My Shepherd” and Michael Barfield’s performance of “Season Suite” (see Wedding music), best man David Noble read the following reflections on Isaac and … Continue reading

Posted in Family | 4 Comments