On Trump and Charlottesville

A lot has happened in the past couple days, things have escalated quickly, and our president hasn’t responded as adequately as we would like him to. The bad news is that as bad as the events in Charlottesville are, this is nothing new. From Ferguson to Baton Rouge and Treyvon Martin to Tamir Rice, all […]

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Augustine’s “Confessions”: or “Everything You Wanted and Didn’t Want to Know About Augustine”

Confessions is a book written by Augustine of Hippo that recounts his entire spiritual life from infancy to adulthood. He goes into extraordinary detail about his thoughts and is refreshingly honest about his sins and exhaustively detailed about his theology. It’s addressed to God, but his life and ideas can benefit all of us today.  […]

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The Book of Quotes: Summer 2017

Me: Would you ever have a food fight? Girlfriend: Yes. Me: With eggs and tomatoes? Girlfriend: Yes. Me(to Indian girl): Would you ever have a food fight? Indian girl: Yes. Me: With eggs and tomatoes? Indian girl: No. Me: With rice and curry? Indian girl: Racist? Me: No. I just…picked…another messy food. Never mind. Girl […]

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The Gas Adventure: Part 4

“Bro, I’m really sorry about all this,” Chase says. “At this rate, we could’ve just bought the canister and the gas all at the station.” “We could’ve,” I agreed. “But that would’ve been more expensive. And besides, now we have a story to tell.” Chase laughed. “But I will tell you this. This better be […]

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The Gas Adventure: Part 3

So we find this drive-in theater and I secretly make plans to bring my girlfriend here. But it turns out that it’s called “the old drive-in theater” for a reason. Because it’s very old. And very closed. But behind it are all sorts of trailers and trucks and stuff and a host of other machinery […]

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