thoughtful. entertaining. random.

thoughtful. entertaining. random.

americans united

My DC friend, Sam (a.k.a. "DC Sam"), works for a great organization that aims to keep church and state separate: Americans United for Separation of Church and State. Their blog is always worth a read, as is the rest of their site. Keep up the good work, Sam!

songs in list form

As a (lapsed) music theory junkie, I love that somebody has started a thread to analyze song lyrics in list form. To quote Zaphod Beeblebrox, "it's better than good, it's better than amazing - it's amazingly amazing!" Link courtesy of MeFi.

workout log: 26 march 2005

Activity: alpine skiing Location: Stratton, VT Start time: 1230 hrs. End time: 1540 hrs. Weather: sunny, 40 degrees Max HR (bursts): 175 (beats in 10 seconds x 6) Type: anaerobic Possibly my last skiing venture for the 2004-2005 season, it was a great way to go. Got in 12 runs,…

why i abhor theocracy

For those who don't know me, let me explain why I have an extreme aversion to theocracy. I was born and raised in Utah. For those who aren't familiar with Utah's modern origins (the Natvie American tribes having had a longer history than what is relevant to this story), it…