Category Archives: TV

new year, new day, new post, new shows

Here is how I finished our annual family Holiday letter: So… it’s been a year. It’s been different, but easier for us than for many. We are healthy and together and muddling through somehow. We rejoice and celebrate the new … Continue reading

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st:ds9

I watched a lot of Star Trek: The Next Generation. I was in high school and college over its first run. My friends were geeky sci-fi folks. We gathered and watched it faithfully. Deep Space 9 premiered January my last … Continue reading

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seminal american girls part three: blair, jo, natalie, and tootie

I was eight when the show began and we were living in Missouri. I don’t think I knew about it then. We moved to Taiwan the next year, so I wouldn’t have heard about it for three years. In 1983, … Continue reading

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the good place and me

I don’t have a ton to say. Linda Holmes has a really nice wrap-up piece at npr.org. I’m just enjoying the end of a journey. I haven’t anticipated a finale this much since Lost, and this was more satisfying (I’m … Continue reading

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things that capture our attention part 1: the boy

What did you love when you were a child? What are you hoping to introduce your children to and have them love? Which of those are working and what do they love that is new to you? (also, the balance … Continue reading

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pop culture?

We have been pretty far out of the (grown-up) pop culture loop for awhile. I more or less keep up with a couple shows that are 8 or 10 years old! Bones! Castle! Computerguy and I binge catch up on … Continue reading

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30 days of gratitude days 10 and 11: the revs. margaret bonner and geraldine granger

Before I ever heard a woman preach, when I knew it was theoretically possible, but did not know where or how to find it, I discovered two fictional women ministers: The Rev. Margaret Bonner, an episcopal priest in Gail Godwin’s Evensong … Continue reading

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25th anniversaries part two: boldly going

September 1987 also saw the premiere of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Wow. I watched it every Sunday afternoon, the encore showing from the previous week when it was on during church (missed so much Sunday evening TV in my childhood). … Continue reading

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world cup

I have a post in the draft queue regarding the upcoming PC(USA) General Assembly, but I don’t think I’ll post it. It’s kind of wishy washy and not anything a hundred (thousand?) conflicted moderates like me haven’t said before. If … Continue reading

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lost: across the sea

I added my thoughts about this past week’s Lost and Jacob and Esau at the bottom of my Lost page.

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