Monthly Archives: November 2006

Aw, shoot…

November 30, 2006 5 Comments »

Final NaNoWriMo word count: 38,539 / 50,000 Rats. Next year I will start on the 1st, instead of the 10th. And I will win. This year, I will content myself with quintupling my word count from last year. Also, I ... Read More »

More questions without answers

November 27, 2006 2 Comments »

So small group study raised more questions this evening… Does the young earth creation model violate the law of conservation of mass? I’m not sure that they care, since they’re proposing a miraculous creation anyways, but it is an interesting ... Read More »

How can I put this?

November 23, 2006 2 Comments »

So I’m watching Schindler’s List with my 20th century history class, and some of the students asked me why we’re watching it. What can I say other than “Duh?” to students who don’t “get it” on their own? Everything I’ve ... Read More »

Canadians are generous

November 23, 2006 Comments Off on Canadians are generous

In 2005, a year of international disasters, Canadians made a record number of charitable donations, according to a Statistics Canada survey released Thursday. More than 5.8 million donors contributed $7.9 billion, a record high that was 13.8 per cent above ... Read More »

It’s a conundrum

November 22, 2006 12 Comments »

Here’s my question: What is the purpose of creation? Did God create the universe with the intention that humanity live in perfect relationship with Him? Or is the Earth, for lack of a better term, a proving ground for each ... Read More »

Next, please

November 19, 2006 1 Comment »

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A line must be drawn

A line must be drawn
November 13, 2006 20 Comments »

Our Sunday School class is watching a video series filmed in Israel related to the Old Testament. This past week’s lesson was on Baal worship and the sacrifice of children. The speaker said that the reason that the ancient civilizations ... Read More »

More NaNo shinyness

November 13, 2006 6 Comments »

Yes indeed, instead of upping my wordcount, I’m procrastinating by showing off my word count. The internet is a dastardly place indeed Read More »

Take time to remember

November 10, 2006 Comments Off on Take time to remember

Our Remembrance Day ceremony included the video of Terry Kelly’s A Pittance of Time. It’s very moving. You should watch it and pass it on Read More »

Walmart sees the “light”

November 10, 2006 Comments Off on Walmart sees the “light”

Or at least the word “Christmas” is back Read More »

Excellent analysis of the coming disaster

November 9, 2006 1 Comment »

AC links to this excellent column on the coming Iraq withdrawal. If Iraq is abandoned, the credibility of America and the West is lost. Iran’s hopes of regional hegemony are assured. The Americans will have cut and run after enduring ... Read More »

Dems take House, Rs keep Senate

November 8, 2006 2 Comments »

Not that this is a good news day for any supporters of the Republicans, but where was the predicted Democrat landslide? They were supposed to sweep the “Rethuglicans” from power for a generation. Commence allegations of vote fraud now. This, ... Read More »