Monthly Archives: June 2008

Faith vs Science

The scientist says “This is a fact I know” and “This is my interpretation of what it means.” The first part is always good. The second part is where scientists get in trouble. The religious scholar says “This is what … Continue reading

Posted in Personal, Philosophy, Religion, Science

The Second Amendment

The Supreme Court of the United States has finally reaffirmed that the right to own and bear arms is in fact a personal right. They also ruled that you cannot be required to keep your gun in an unusable state, … Continue reading

Posted in Guns, Law, Philosophy

Book of the Moment #6

Just Finished: “Soul Music” by Terry Pratchett. This is the second or third time I’ve read this book. Needless to say, I enjoyed it; any of the Discworld novels are good, although I have my favorites, and this is one … Continue reading

Posted in Books

Obama Starts Using His Race as a Tool

Friday night in Jacksonville, Florida, Obama said: “We know what kind of campaign they’re going to run. They’re going to try to make you afraid,” Obama said at the fundraiser. “They’re going to try to make you afraid of me. … Continue reading

Posted in Guns, Politics | 1 Comment

The War Against Bahia Grass

Changed the blades on my mower this morning. I’ve got a Toro Titan Z5200 zero-turn mower, and it’s the neatest thing since sliced bread was invented. I now mow two acres in less than 1 1/2 hours, which used to … Continue reading

Posted in Work

Book of the Moment #5

Just Finished: “The Stars Down Under” by Sandra McDonald. As mentioned before, this is the sequel to “The Outback Stars”, which I’ve already read. I enjoyed this book and it’s predecessor, but there are aspects that I don’t particularly like. … Continue reading

Posted in Books

Motorcycle Update

The Suzuki DR650SE I have on order is taking forever to get here. I checked around for alternatives, and it seems the high gas prices have caused a run. One dealer told me that they can’t keep anything in stock … Continue reading

Posted in Motorcycles