Category Archives: Just for Fun

Grandparent Axiom #2

He’s cute when his parents hold him.  He’s cute when friends or aunties hold him.  But he’s REALLY cute when his Nana holds him, and he’s cutest of all when Papa (that’s ME!!!) holds him. Axiom a premise so evident … Continue reading

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Grandparent Axiom #1

The best blog posts are composed when a baby grandson is cuddled on the writer’s lap. Axiom a premise so evident as to be indisputable / above controversy. Grandparent Axiom #2

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The Very Model of a Biblical Philologist

You will only enjoy this if you like Gilbert and Sullivan, or have some passing interest in Biblical language study, or in Biblical archaeology, or Biblical studies in general, or anything to do with Ancient Near Eastern studies, or think … Continue reading

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The Mother of Invention

Someone just told me about her son’s creative idea to avoid work. They say, “Necessity is the mother of invention.”  Well, if so, laziness must be the father! 🙂  

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I Think I’m in Trouble

My wife today brought me a story from Laura Ingalls Wilder.  I’m sure it didn’t have anything to do with what we’d just been discussing.  Couldn’t have. 🙂

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Trained TOO Well

I got my results.  Blood pressure, good, cholesterol, good.  No signs of diabetes.  Liver, thyroid, all blood counts good.  X-ray shows pneumonia gone.  Cracked rib healing.  So, I’m still often tired, but all signs point to things going in the … Continue reading

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Why Does the BBC Do This To Me?

As a child, I liked fire engines.  They went to help people in need.  If we heard a siren, I wanted to see them go by.  When they had open house at the fire station, I wanted to go.  But … Continue reading

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