Monthly Archives: August 2012

Six Hands at an Open Door Dicing for Pieces of Silver

Then at dawn we came down to a temperate valley, Wet, below the snow line, smelling of vegetation; With a running stream and a water-mill beating the darkness, And three trees on the low sky, And an old white horse … Continue reading

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My best Kenny Smith impersonation.

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Mast Brothers

I know my wife loves me because she buys me chocolate.

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Origen on Jesus and the Beatitudes

Jesus confirms all of the beatitudes he speaks in the Gospel, and he justifies his teaching though his own example. “Blessed are the meek” is what he says of himself. “Learn of me, for I am meek.” “Blessed are the … Continue reading

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Pour Over

Don’t even talk to me before I’ve made an incredibly involved pour over and taken a picture of it in the morning.

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Allison on Intertextuality

But how does the contemporary reader of an ancient work come to perceive such exchanges? Or, more simply, when is an allusion an illusion?Anyone familiar with the critical literature on the New Testament knows that the discovery of allusions is … Continue reading

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Cartel’s Take on the Chemex

A CHEMEX BREW GUIDE from Cartel Coffee Lab on Vimeo. Cartel Coffee Lab‘s new Chemex brew video makes me homesick! And thirsty for a cup of coffee. HT. Dear Coffee I Love You

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NADUS Films Scratch Your Back Campaign

Support local business and a great nonprofit and reap the benefits!

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The Invisible Bike Helmet

The Invisible Bicycle Helmet | Fredrik Gertten from Focus Forward Films on Vimeo. Incredible. I love this kind of innovation.

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Summer Reading List: The Stranger

Somehow I neglected to blog about one of my favorite summer reads- probably because I was so engrossed in it I read it in under 24 hours (not that it’s a race or anything). The book is Albert Camus’ French existentialist … Continue reading

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