It is 10:49 AM on Friday December 13th, 2019. I finally have time to take a breath as the past two weeks have been a complete blur of work and events. Last week was our national sales meeting and holiday party in Texas. Including travel time that takes up a big 4 day chunk and…… Continue reading Journal Entry 12.13.19
It is 2:55 AM on Saturday December 15th, 2018. I’m still trying to get into the Christmas mood but it is hampered by a couple of things. The first is probably the news and the dire picture it paints about the state of the world. First and foremost we have a complete idiot of a…… Continue reading Journal Entry – 12.15.2018
I just finished Montaillou by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie. This took me over half a year to finish not because it wasn’t great, but because I have two young boys and thus free time is non-existent. I learned of this book in a Reddit post and quickly bought it as it is right up my…… Continue reading Montaillou – Life in a Medieval Village
LTMD: I address this to you as there really aren’t many people with whom I could speak freely regarding this subject. So, as I do with many ‘difficult’ topics I’d rather write it to you. I’ve recently become fascinated with the ‘ancient world,’ which is defined as the time before the fall of the Roman…… Continue reading The Ancient World, Middle Ages, Christianity and Modern Times
It is 3:45 AM and I’m feeling a little grumpy. I did not want to feel grumpy, I wanted to be in a holiday mood! So perhaps this post will let me release a bit of grumpiness and then perhaps if I concentrate I can switch my mood. The reason I’m a bit sour is…… Continue reading Politics, Religion and getting into the holiday spirit
So what exactly is a Christian? Do all “Christians” believe other sects, denominations etc are equally as “Christian as them? The answer to that is probably a resounding no, or a very weak yes.
Since September 11th and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq there has been an enormous surge of interest in the Muslim world from America. The ordinary American knowing nothing of this ancient culture will pick up bits and pieces from various sources including academic books, hateful right wing talk radio, American soldiers experiences or extreme…… Continue reading Muslims and Christians
It has been a very long while since I last wrote an entry in my blog. This may be due to the fact that life doesn’t hold so many exciting discoveries when you’re back in your home country and it’s so easy to slip into monotonous routine. However after watching the presidential debate I’ve made…… Continue reading The Presidential Debate