Infidel753 has written a rather fertile article entitled Internet insularity. I say fertile because it’s spawned numerous responses and articles like Ute’s Speaking Out and John Evo’s The Common Agenda of Atheists. It’s actually John’s article that made me aware of Infidel753′s fertile piece and I’ve felt myself needing to respond as well at considerable [...]

Pets provide more comfort than priests

I just saw this cool article from the UK where a research study found that bereaved people were more inclined to turn to their pets than a priest. Now wouldn’t you love to see an article like that in the US? I’m sure for most of you this is a no brainer. What the hell [...]

For the past few years, I’ve been the one to cook the holiday meals. My mother is getting too old to do it and she’s a stubborn old broad who has needed knee replacement surgery for at least 5 years now but refuses to do it so I won’t allow her to spend a day [...]

Goodbye Dogma Free America

At a time when so much is being said on various blogs about the importance of participating online in the atheosphere, it saddens me to mention today that the fine, fine podcast Dogma Free America has concluded it’s 50th and final episode. DFA’s approach was to report and comment on dogma in the news from [...]

Memory Meme

I didn’t expect to write again until after the holiday but I just caught that I’ve been tagged by the not so ordinary ordinary girl with a memory meme. The rules are:1. Describe my earliest memory where the memory is clear, and where “clear” means I can depict at least three details.2. Give an estimate [...]