One of the things I hate about being a woman is having periods. All the usual reasons (pain, having to deal with bleeding heavily from my genitals for a week, extra tiredness) certainly apply. Personally, however, I have a reason I don’t think is shared by everyone. Once a month, every month, my body is … More Taking a Break (Mostly)
I had a thought while cleaning a water bottle for my gerbils. Mainly, I remembered seeing very large size such water bottles in a pet store that is affiliated with a puppy mill – bottles of the right size for a dog. I decided to collect average weights of a few different rodents and dogs. … More Don’t Keep Dogs (or Cats!) in Cages
About six months ago, I blogged about an interaction that I had on Twitter. Apparently, something about that conversation stuck with the other person, because s/he appears to have found that post and decided to try to continue the conversation this month. As JB has commented on five other places in addition, and most of … More Continuing Conversation on Homosexuality and Resurrection
For all of the normal reasons, please enjoy this small collection of atheism memes. Finally, this is the Problem of Evil in a nutshell, which I think I’ve said before, but it’s still true:
In a reveal that surprised no atheist ever, it is being reported that The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven by Alex Malarkey is malarkey. He simply made the whole thing up. We can now add that to the growing list of miracle claims debunked by those who claimed them in the first place. Unfortunately, for determined … More Boy Says He Didn’t Go To Heaven; Publisher Says It Will Pull Book
If quotes on images are to be believed, the most evil man from the last century was a Christian, while the smartest was an atheist. I might eventually dig up sources for those quotes and update this post, but today is not that day. Does it mean anything for the truth of Christianity or atheism … More Hitler vs. Einstein
Finally, I am ready to share what I made for Christmas this year! You can click on any of the pictures to see them larger, but I don’t really recommend it. My pictures are always fuzzy in large sizes. It’s scarves from here on out. The rest of these scarves are based around this pattern … More Christmas Crafting 2014
I wish all my readers a happy holiday season, no matter which holiday(s) you celebrate. Personally, I still celebrate Christmas, because I enjoy giving and receiving gifts, putting up and looking at decorations, making and eating cookies, etc. However, I intend to never attend a Christmas Mass again or put up a nativity scene. There … More Season’s Greetings
Current Christmas Craft Countdown: 4 scarves made, 3 in progress, 17 projects on my list not yet started – some might not be completed, due to time constraints. I intend to post pictures after giving away the results.
I’m going to try making cookies tonight, as well as possibly get some more crafting done, so tonight’s post is just a link to an interesting article about how reading fiction can increase empathy.