The alarm clock is man’s biggest enemy, Grant thought as he slapped the buzzing monstrosity. He dragged himself along the path of his morning routine, still not quite awake. As he was pulling on his clothes, though, he was jolted into wakefulness at the thought of the unfinished calculus homework due today. Why do IContinue reading “Canary”
So the creation of the heavens and the earth and everything in them was completed. On the seventh day God had finished his work of creation, so he rested from all his work. And God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy, because it was the day when he rested from all his work of creation.Continue reading “Rest”
Staring at the skyIn the dead of the night-timeMoon is shining down
In 2013, I was vacationing in South Africa. I was staying in Cape Town in what we in the US would call a townhome that had three other guys living in it. I had a rental car so I could drive around and do tourist-type things.
When I was a young lad I was a big fan of Arthur Ransom’s Swallows and Amazons books. One of the characters, the one whom I identified the most closely with, was an amateur ornithologist. When I found a positively archaic camera at my grandmother’s house, I decided I would be too.
I had this small handheld vacuum cleaner thing which I think is colloquially called a dust buster. I bought it at a thrift store in 2008 for reasons that escape me now (one would assume I bought it to help me vacuum up dust, but that seems very unlike me). Like all things battery powered,Continue reading “The Dust Buster”
I was hanging out with some friends, one of whom has a three-year-old child, and I was asked / ordered to tell her a fairy tale. First I was asked to tell the story of the gingerbread man, which I didn’t know at all. So then they asked me to tell the story of GoldilocksContinue reading “The Three Bears”
Hi. I have a photo blog where I (occasionally) post photos of stuff. These days I don’t really take that many photos anymore, and when I do they’re usually pictures of my cats rather than epic adventures.