When Baby Becomes Baal

There is a phrase that I constantly heard, prior to becoming a parent, and which I now deploy, having children of my own: “Until you have kids, you can’t understand.” And it’s true: non-parents simply canno... Read More...

Aging in a Youth Culture

Nothing makes my father’s heart happier than when my little boy lifts his arms up to me and says, “Carry me, daddy.” But recently I’ve discovered that while my father’s heart may love the experience of carrying... Read More...

Politicizing Issues

Remember Net Neutrality? It’s the issue of whether or not Internet Service Providers should be allowed to treat some internet traffic preferentially, especially if some third party is willing to pay a premium p... Read More...

Hospitality & Cockroaches

I have cockroaches in my home. This is a problem not just because they are unsightly pests, and not just because they are a health hazard, but also because I just really don’t like bugs, of any variety. The... Read More...

Confidence > Certainty

I’ve long thought of Christianity as a large extended family: Prone to in-fighting, consumed with squabbles that seem, to outsiders, to be insignificant verging on pointless, and riven with the sort of facti... Read More...