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2019-02-20: www.idagio.com/playlists…

2019-02-20: Toward Higher Ground

2019-02-19: Dip in the Road for @omni

2019-02-19: Machado to San Diego. That makes me happier than you could imagine. Except for the rare interleague …

2019-02-19: Swamp

2019-02-18: General-purpose computers are terrible for creativity [Opinion] - Cult of Mac

2019-02-18: Probably not a cause for celebration for most people, but today I got a portable power wheelchair. I …

2019-02-18: Lotsa Leaves

2019-02-16: As for me, if I stumble, the mercies of God shall be my salvation always; and if I fall in the sin …

2019-02-15: Do Not Enter

2019-02-14: Bomb Threat Hoaxer Exposed by Hacked Gaming Site — Krebs on Security

2019-02-14: So, no Amazon HQ in NY after all. Oh well. The lefties take on some strange projects.

2019-02-14: If you shoot Oly cameras like I do, you might like this website: unlockingolympus.com Lots and lots …

2019-02-14: Small Town Reflections

2019-02-13: Suburban Decay

2019-02-12: Not a fan of the tip jar model. Guess I’ll use the native iOS Micro.blog app.

2019-02-12: . @ayjay

2019-02-12: Text Files The combo of Notebooks on Mac and 1Writer on iOS is working great for me. Neither app messes in any …

2019-02-12: Wow. Karibiner has a whole bunch of importable key modifications: pqrs.org/osx/karab…

2019-02-12: Nobody believes this when I tell them, so I suspect I’ll have the same response here. The best …

2019-02-12: Weathered Door

2019-02-11: When I was a kid, this door led into the cobbler’s shop. Mr, Darnell, of whom I was greatly …

2019-02-10: Silent Sentinel

2019-02-09: Old Tree

2019-02-08: Church in the City

2019-02-07: Phi

2019-02-06: If you read only the New Testament and not also the Old Testament—the Hebrew BIble—you are missing …

2019-02-06: St Francis Door Christ Cathedral Church, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

2019-02-05: I’m proud to say that I use America’s LONGEST LASTING ROLL of all national brands.

2019-02-05: Art Deco Tulips

2019-02-04: I mean, I watched the entire first half last evening. The first football I’ve watched in a few …

2019-02-04: www.overthemonster.com Truck Day is here!

2019-02-04: Fancy Column Base

2019-02-04: I’m just now discovering how powerful the Power Lookup is in Logos. I’ve been using …

2019-02-04: My soundtrack for today: A brand new album by Jeff Johnson and Phil Keaggy; Cappadocia

2019-02-03: If someone tells you that the Old Testament is all law and no grace, that someone is either lying or …

2019-02-03: My hope: that I will be able to continue my studies in the new earth and that there will finally be …

2019-02-02: Art Deco Arch

2019-02-02: I turned my caps lock key into a shift-alt-control-command key. Quite useful for hotkeys.

2019-02-02: “The Rabbis never said that God is merciful in such a way as to remove the necessity of obeying him, …

2019-02-02: If you like puzzles, read the book of Isaiah. Read it in its own context, not looking for messianic …

2019-02-01: Jackie Bradley Jr. ranks the 10 best catches of his career – The Athletic Paywall, of course. If I …

2019-02-01: I wonder why I never really gave pinboard.in a good test as a “read later” service before. I think …

2019-02-01: Listening to a lot of Phil Keaggy today. Kind of forgot how good he is with a guitar in his hands.

2019-02-01: Rusty Insect

2019-01-31: Dead Plant

2019-01-31: This morning’s moon is more interesting than any bloody full moon. Flanked by Venus and …

2019-01-30: If you are a follower of Marie Kondo, you’ll enjoy reading this: The de-cluttering chronicles - …

2019-01-30: Just launched a little static site: randallmcroberts.com I plan to post some photo PDFs and other …

2019-01-30: The most wonderful words were just spoken: it’s Carnitas time.

2019-01-30: Pretty Pink

2019-01-29: Tiger

2019-01-28: Just made and drank my first ever Cuban coffee with coffee brought from Cuba by a friends. I like …

2019-01-28: Details, Details

2019-01-28: OK, I tried real hard, but I cannot consider Apple Photos to be a pro level app.

2019-01-28: It is said that a doctrine of election, improperly understood, can bring about arrogance and …

2019-01-27: What would it look like if we were to have a form of Josiah’s reforms in the church today? That is, …

2019-01-27: I get the impression that for some people “faith in Jesus” means “commitment to reformed theology.”

2019-01-26: Vine

2019-01-25: Dusk in the Gardens

2019-01-25: Having used Lightroom for a few days after several months off it, I feel like I’m home again. Also, …

2019-01-24: Grass Flower

2019-01-23: The Route of a Text Message – the scottbot irregular

2019-01-23: Had to quickly jump back to Lightroom today. On1 crashed and I have no solution. Eek.

2019-01-23: Cuppa

2019-01-22: Fallen Beauty

2019-01-22: Law vs liberty? It’s a false comparison. No religion can be summed up in a single word. Use …

2019-01-21: These 3 Former Kansas Republicans Say They No Longer Felt At Home In The GOP - NPR See what happens?

2019-01-21: I drink six cups of coffee every day. I have to pace myself, or I would drink eight or nine. This …

2019-01-20: I am undertaking to reread “Paul and Palestinian Judaism” (EP Sanders). I read it last no later than …

2019-01-18: We had a home town dinner this evening.

2019-01-18: Imagine a world without ads targeted by personal information - Signal v. Noise

2019-01-18: My Switchfoot playlist is eight and a half hours long, perfect for a day’s work. Best used …

2019-01-18: I’m really enjoying the new Switchfoot album. Hallelujah nevertheless.

2019-01-18: Spots

2019-01-17: Little Jungle

2019-01-16: I guess I like Slack’s new logo and icon well enough, but I couldn’t see making a major …

2019-01-16: Guess what? I read “Pride and Prejudice” for the first time in my life at age 66. I …

2019-01-16: Deliveries Only

2019-01-16: Johnny.Decimal

2019-01-14: Staircase, Lightbulbs, and Dandelions

2019-01-12: “If you look at lists of the world’s most valuable companies over the past decade, you’ll find …

2019-01-12: The Capone, Primanti Bros Capricola, salami, Italian sausage, provolone

2019-01-12: “We all live the little stories of our own lives on the assumption of some larger story that …

2019-01-11: The Internet Is A Privacy Disaster. But We Still Don’t Know How To Talk About It. “The real …

2019-01-11: It’s the Ecosystem, Stupid - The Mac Security Blog “Apple has built a powerful ecosystem that …

2019-01-11: I’m listening to the 2014 U2 album. Isn’t that the one Apple put in iTunes without me asking …

2019-01-11: The thing I enjoy most about my group of friends on Micro.blog is that they change apps and systems …

2019-01-11: Brick Wall and a Log

2019-01-10: When Chinese hackers declared war on the rest of us - MIT Technology Review “Many thought the …

2019-01-10: I can’t find my monopod. I keep imagining there must be a “Find Monopod” app.

2019-01-09: How’s this? My 36-year old son wrote to ask his 66-year old dad for computer advice.

2019-01-09: Soaking Up the Winter Sun (Meager though it is)

2019-01-09: “It is most unfortunate that, in the long history of the church, ‘faith’ has been …

2019-01-08: Barkah

2019-01-07: Aliases, hard links, symlinks, and copies in Mojave’s APFS – The Eclectic Light Company A good …

2019-01-05: Winter in the Gardens White River Garden’s, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA 2019-01-05

2019-01-04: The Facebook-, Instagram-, Twitter-free life is grand.

2019-01-04: Misty Morning in the Swamp

2019-01-03: Swamp Grass

2019-01-02: Swamp Flower

2019-01-02: “The trouble is that some Christians seem to have Bibles that begin at Genesis 3 and end at …

2019-01-01: First burger of 2019

2019-01-01: Into the Unknown of 2019 Goose Pond, Linton, Indiana, USA

2018-12-30: Your rulers are rogues and cronies of thieves. They all love bribes and chase after gifts. They do …

2018-12-28: Weeds

2018-12-27: The key principle of justice is not that everyone should be treated the same and in accordance with …

2018-12-26: As the Crow Flies

2018-12-23: For what have I to do with judging those outside? Is it not those who are inside that you are to …

2018-12-21: Listening to some of the new Switchfoot album. Seems like only three songs have been released so …

2018-12-21: The Charlie Brown Christmas Problem – John Stackhouse

2018-12-21: Daisy Do

2018-12-21: It has been a little disorienting. I’m reading through Matthew and I’m toward the end of …

2018-12-20: If the Yankees sign Machado I might have to think of them again as the evil empire.

2018-12-20: Mom’s Tree (sadly now gone) Bradenton, Florida, USA

2018-12-19: Listening to: The Goat Rodeo Sessions, Yo-yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile

2018-12-18: Listening to the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon soundtrack. I had forgotten how good the music was …

2018-12-18: I’m having a difficult time settling on either Ulysses or Agenda.

2018-12-18: Carter Building 2006 Zionsville, Indiana, USA

2018-12-18: Sometimes, when Matthew to Gospeler calls it fulfillment of scripture, I see interesting parallels …

2018-12-17: My company shuts down for the time between Christmas and New Year’s Day. That is the best …

2018-12-17: Sun and Shadows Zionsville, Indiana, USA

2018-12-17: Christian apologetics, which is a project to rationalize the faith, will not carry much water in …

2018-12-17: When I read the accounts of Jesus’s arrest, trial, and execution, I feel very depressed. I enjoy …

2018-12-16: Reading the second KESTREL book by Matt Gemmell. Matt is is a witty guy, but his writing is …

2018-12-16: Linguistic Ninjas and the Impoverishment of Language - James McGrath “If you can maintain a wide …

2018-12-14: How to Get an iOS Linux Shell On your iPad or iPhone - The Mac Observer

2018-12-14: The Cost of Trump to Evangelicals - George Yancey “… like the town willing to foul its air …

2018-12-14: I have finished Mary Doria Russell’s Doc and Epitaph. I found those two books about Doc Holliday and …

2018-12-14: Escape Zionsville, Indiana, USA

2018-12-13: Measuring the Filter Bubble: How Google is influencing what you click - DuckDuckGo

2018-12-13: Shutter Zionsville, Indiana, USA

2018-12-12: Tim Neverett is out as a Red Sox radio broadcaster. I don’t feel too bad about that. If they …

2018-12-12: Bender’s Alley Zionsville, Indiana, USA

2018-12-11: Idolatry on a Billboard? - Roger E. Olson

2018-12-11: Ivy, Bricks, and Glass

2018-12-10: Jesus Incognito I was reading this morning in Matthew’s gospel (Mt 25:31–46) about Jesus incognito. The …

2018-12-08: Mackinac Island

2018-12-08: Everyone has difficulties. With some of them I would gladly exchange difficulties. With most I would …

2018-12-08: I just saw popcorn advertised as “whole grain”. Could it possibly be otherwise?

2018-12-07: Moss and Bark

2018-12-06: Tiny Dancer Arboretum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

2018-12-06: Ken Rosenthal is reporting that Nathan Evoaldi has agreed to re-sign with the Red Sox.

2018-12-05: Tangled Arboretum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

2018-12-05: Dispensationalism, with its concomitant disregard for the world, is the most insidious false …

2018-12-04: Swampy Tangle Arboretum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

2018-12-03: Genocides - Keener “If we had lived back when our ancestors did, would we have spoken for justice? …

2018-12-03: One City’s New PlayStation Tax Proves How Greedy Politicians Can Be “PlayStation 4 users in …

2018-12-03: Rail car Arboretum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

2018-12-02: Being Destroyed from Within - George Yancey “There have to be Christian voices within the …

2018-11-30: Gladys is a very nice shelf app that syncs via iCloud for devices and Mac. I like it more than apps …

2018-11-30: ‘Incredible’ footage discovered of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig

2018-11-30: Toad in the Hole Arboretum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

2018-11-29: I’m reading “The Only True God: Early Christian Monotheism in Its Jewish Context” …

2018-11-29: Here is a nice little thought experiment. If Trump were a Democrat: A Fantasy

2018-11-29: I’m writing this using the Drafts beta on Mac. My workflow these days uses Drafts as in Inbox, …

2018-11-29: Koi Arboretum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

2018-11-28: Did you know about this? I certainly didn’t. Vintage Base Ball: Bringing the Game’s Past to …

2018-11-28: Painting by the Pond Arboretum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

2018-11-27: New iPad Pro in the house.

2018-11-27: Has anyone tried charging the new iPad Pro with the 87 watt MacBook Pro charger?

2018-11-26: Where is our Jeremiah, a weeping prophet to address the church and not the culture?

2018-11-26: “Before trying to change society, evangelicals must reform themselves and their congregations …

2018-11-26: Bark Arboretum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

2018-11-24: Recommended reading: How to Be Evangelical without Being Conservative by Roger E. Olson

2018-11-24: ‘God Is Going to Have to Forgive Me’: Young Evangelicals Speak Out - The New York Times

2018-11-23: Jesus did not start the Christian Right. His moral pronouncements were directed at the people of …

2018-11-22: Arrest of Converts Shows Close Surveillance of Christians in Iran, Advocate Says - Christian News …

2018-11-22: You know what makes me happy? Watching the parade and no knowing any of the “celebrities “.

2018-11-21: Buddy Have a Drink Link Observatory, Mooresville, Indiana, USA

2018-11-21: If Revelation (the last book in the NT) is puzzling to you, may I suggest reading it with this book …

2018-11-20: With the salmonella scare this year, we got an organically-raised young turkey from an Amish farm in …

2018-11-20: Link Observatory Mooresville, Indiana, USA

2018-11-20: My dear wife is making a quilt just for me. Since I am very anemic, I sometimes get cold when …

2018-11-19: How Good Is the Good News? - Catalyst Resources “Scripture begins not with original sin but with …

2018-11-19: Startpage Launches New Anonymous View Feature - The Mac Observer “Startpage is a private search …

2018-11-19: Lavender and Lace Willowfield Lavender Farm, Mooresville, Indiana, USA

2018-11-19: In God’s kingdom there is no pecking order.

2018-11-18: I’m reading “God’s Library: The Archaeology of the Earliest Christian …

2018-11-17: Got the folio for my new iPad Pro today. Going to enjoy touching it for the next three weeks.

2018-11-16: Just finished Matt Gemmell’s “Changer”. Very, very good. Looking forward to book 2 of the series.

2018-11-16: Mookie Betts is the AL MVP “There are three players 5’10” or shorter who have been worth more than …

2018-11-16: IH Pinhole Willowfield Lavender Farm, Mooresville, Indiana, USA

2018-11-16: I roll one way normally and another way when I feel fancy.

2018-11-16: Jesus told him, “If you want to be perfect, go and sell all your possessions and give the money to …

2018-11-15: Cub Willowfield Lavender Farm, Mooresville, Indiana, USA

2018-11-15: I just overheard Carol on the phone with one of the older ladies at church who has been stuck at …

2018-11-15: Just ordered a new iPad Pro. Logos crashed last evening on my Air 2. Can’t have that.

2018-11-14: New and Improved Siri is Smarter Than Ever - The Mac Observer “The bottom line is that Siri is …

2018-11-14: "The academy is largely itself responsible for its own peril. The retreat of humanists from public …

2018-11-14: Oh, baby! Carol has tomato sauce and meatballs cooking and the house smells so good! In the spirit …

2018-11-14: Terre Haute’s Historic Clabber Girl Baking Powder Billboard Being Restored " Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Clabber Girl Corporation are working to restore a beloved …

2018-11-14: “The message of Easter, then, is neither that God once did a spectacular miracle but then …

2018-11-14: Into Nature Lilly Lake, Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

2018-11-13: The Co-Evolution of Baseball the Sport and Baseball the Game - The Hardball Times “Games are …

2018-11-13: Thoughts of Spring Lilly Lake, Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

2018-11-12: William Faulkner was a poet of conversation.

2018-11-12: If you are interested in the Bible and theology, you should listen to Jon and Tim. You’ll be …

2018-11-12: Almost Hidden Beauty Lilly Lake, Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

2018-11-12: “The power of the gospel lies, not in the offer of a new spirituality or religious experience, …

2018-11-12: Woman remotely wipes iPhone being held as evidence

2018-11-10: Anyone else ever read “A Canticle for Leibowitz”? What a strange and lovely book!

2018-11-10: Now I can start saving pennies to replace my iPad Air 2 with one of the new kids.

2018-11-10: No need to buy a Mac Mini after all. My mid–2010 Mac Pro (MacSwell) is now running like a boss …

2018-11-10: Nice. The latest beta of DEVONthink To Go has really upped the ante on syncing. It was already good. …

2018-11-10: Are there any politicians putting forth serious ideas about Third World debt? That is a subject …

2018-11-09: Memories of Spring Eagle Creek Park, Lilly Lake, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

2018-11-09: “God intends his wise, creative, loving presence and power to be reflected, ‘imaged’ if you …

2018-11-08: Mast is certainly a nice iPhone app for Mastodon.

2018-11-08: I’m checking out mastodon.technology Earlier I had spent some time on mastodon.social and …

2018-11-08: I often find the Apple Music Smooth Jazz radio station to be the perfect background track for my …

2018-11-08: Lavender

2018-11-07: In the last couple months I’ve been using Flickr again after a long hiatus. In that time four …

2018-11-07: Spray

2018-11-07: I wish every Christian would read and embrace Wright’s “Surprised by Hope”.

2018-11-06: “… modern atheism emerged in part as the result of the neglect of the biblical narratives in …

2018-11-06: apple.news 82-year-old votes for first time ever, dies days later - CBS News Dev Channel If you …

2018-11-06: I’m not voting today because I’m cynical about all the candidates and incumbents and the whole …

2018-11-06: My mid–2010 Mac Pro is getting a bit flaky and it can only run High Sierra. I’m thinking …

2018-11-06: Daunting Invitation

2018-11-06: The account of Jesus on the mountain of transfiguration has many comparisons with that of Moses on …

2018-11-05: I think I now recognize the problem in most conservative evangelicals; they are just too doggone …

2018-11-05: Little Bursts

2018-11-05: If your chronic sleep deprivation is so finely balanced that one hour on one night makes a …

2018-11-05: We have to spell words because of our dogs more than we ever did because of our son.

2018-11-05: “Blessed are you.” Six verses later … “Get behind me, Satan” Sounds a …

2018-11-03: "Most things though, they are … complicated. They are some of this and some of that. If you cannot …

2018-11-02: Eagle Creek Reservoir Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

2018-11-02: Having moved away from Day One and having tried a few other solutions, I have settled (for now) on …

2018-11-01: Has the term “postconservative evanglical” ever caught on? I’m reading a ten-year-old book that uses …

2018-11-01: Grandpa’s Watch

2018-10-31: Kara Swisher’s latest NYT piece reinforces for me the wisdom of removing Facebook, Twitter, …

2018-10-31: Facing Reality Like an aging athlete whose mind thinks he can still do what he cannot, my cancer-ridden body is …

2018-10-31: Say, HashPhotos seems to be pretty good as a user interface to Photos in iOS.

2018-10-31: Ultra Violet

2018-10-31: People who believe that Jesus is already Lord, and that he will appear again as judge of the world …

2018-10-30: I miss baseball.

2018-10-30: Moody Blues

2018-10-29: 2018 World Series: Red Sox are champs, Dodgers looking for answers - SBNation.com “That counts for …

2018-10-29: Book of Revelation: What Most Evangelicals Entirely Miss - Scot McKnight “No, 1000x No, that’s not …

2018-10-29: Within 10 minutes of the end of the World Series I deactivated my Twitter account for the final …

2018-10-29: Just Grass

2018-10-29: I’m always melancholy when baseball is over. It’s a little better when my favorite team won the …

2018-10-28: Perfect ending: Machado striking out.

2018-10-28: Four Words That Will Change America - David Rupert “We all need to take a step back. President …

2018-10-28: What a nice implementation of Drafts on the watch! Thank you, @agiletortoise. Once we have actions …

2018-10-28: Christ has died. Christ is risen. Christ will come again.

2018-10-27: Kimbrel walked Dozier with four straight strikes.

2018-10-26: One of my goals is to learn to read and appreciate poetry (at the age of 66). Any suggestions about …

2018-10-26: Small towns are good things. If you get a chance to live in one, take it.

2018-10-26: What creation needs is not abandonment on the one hand, nor evolution on the other, but redemption …

2018-10-26: The watch spent two full days in Chinese customs, a full day in Japan, then had to rush from Japan …

2018-10-25: Good Working Music

2018-10-25: Dainties

2018-10-25: After escaping China, my watch spent 25.5 hours in Narita, Japan, causing another day’s delay. …

2018-10-25: Once the kingdom of heaven is truly understood, nothing else can compare with it in value. — R. T. …

2018-10-24: Audiobooks: 📚(audio) Finished Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls and started Steinbeck, East of …

2018-10-24: I’ve been using dark mode, and happily, since I got the beta of Mojave a while back. Today I …

2018-10-24: I used Diarly for a few days, but I couldn’t figure out how to get the files back out. The …

2018-10-24: Yellow Fireworks Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary

2018-10-24: My watch spent a long time in Chinese customs, delaying delivery from Friday to Monday. There go my …

2018-10-23: Is there another option besides either choosing the lesser of two evils or not voting at all? That …

2018-10-23: To those who are voting: Do you expect that evolutionary progress is inevitable if the right people …

2018-10-23: Wright on Theodicy Would people really like it if God were to rule the world directly and immediately, so that our …

2018-10-22: 5 Common Misconceptions about Heaven and the Afterlife, Richard Middleton “… the popular …

2018-10-22: My watch has made it to Shanghai.

2018-10-22: If you ever want a depressing well-written book, I recommend Hemingway’s “For Whom the Bell Tolls”.

2018-10-22: Purple and Green and Yellow

2018-10-21: To fez or not?

2018-10-21: I don’t dislike the Dodgers, but I do dislike Manny Machado. I would love to see him humiliated in …

2018-10-20: 2

2018-10-18: Hoping that Mr. Bregman will meditate, during the off-season, on whether it is worth it to be such a …

2018-10-18: I’ve gained much respect for David Price this evening.

2018-10-18: LCD Discipleship I recently saw an article by JD Walt in my feed whose title made me think. The idea of least common …

2018-10-18: I wonder if Altuve would be as big a deal if he played in another ballpark.

2018-10-18: 2698

2018-10-18: The time for physical adventuring is over for me. I do enjoy intellectual adventures still.

2018-10-17: In fact, there are lots of interesting resources at: Digital Commons @ George Fox University

2018-10-17: And another: Intermediate Biblical Greek Reader: Galatians and Related Texts” by Nijay K. …

2018-10-17: Free Open Textbooks download: “The Simple Math of Writing Well: Writing for the 21st …

2018-10-17: At the Parke County, Indiana, Covered Bridge Festival. Had two ribeye sammiches.

2018-10-16: Eovaldi might be over amped, but I love the attitude with which he pitches.

2018-10-16: Paul does not say, ‘I am in Christ; Christ has obeyed the Torah; therefore God regards me as though …

2018-10-15: It’s Getting Harder to Talk About God - The New York Times “The decline in our spiritual vocabulary …

2018-10-15: ue

2018-10-15: Muffin

2018-10-14: The Ultimate Guide to Making Smart Decisions “My belief that the MBA program was a good use of my …

2018-10-13: Simple Beauty

2018-10-13: I’m really not much of a Tim Keller fan, but this is good. How Do Christians Fit Into the …

2018-10-13: That many churches have names seemingly meant to obscure the fact that they are churches is proof …

2018-10-12: Who Can You Believe? – Context “It’s too good not to be true”

2018-10-12: Got a haircut today. The notable thing is, my Red Sox cap fits better.

2018-10-12: Doc Searles on Amazon pricing

2018-10-12: Two Flies Don’t Bother Me

2018-10-11: Link: Global Warming- IPCC Doubles Down on Alarmism - National Review The trouble is, it’s hard to …

2018-10-11: S to Waterways

2018-10-11: I often find myself out of step with the cognoscenti. And I find the cognoscenti remarkably in step …

2018-10-11: All the cognoscenti seem to dislike dark mode, so I thought I would try light mode in Mojave for a …

2018-10-10: I know that others have linked to this article, but I want to highlight a different paragraph, the …

2018-10-10: White Evangelical Women in Texas May Be Leaning Toward Beto O’Rourke - the way of improvement leads …

2018-10-10: Goose Mud

2018-10-09: I feel like the Houston series will be the most difficult of the postseason.

2018-10-09: Big sigh of relief.

2018-10-09: Well …

2018-10-09: No complaints about the bullpen tonight, so far.

2018-10-09: Bury 5-0

2018-10-08: I’m ready to give Nathan Eovaldi a lifetime contract.

2018-10-08: Busting 7 myths (lies) about Mojave – The Eclectic Light Company

2018-10-08: “In Christ there is no vertical and horizontal. Paul was not a Platonist.” Tom Wright, …

2018-10-06: Our 36 year old son is visiting from St L and we celebrated his birthday with “Holmes and Watson” at …

2018-10-05: Game 1 to the Red Sox.

2018-10-05: Ready for the post-season:

2018-10-05: The shape of this day. And most days.

2018-10-05: The kingdom of God wants to turn the world upside down so it will be rightside up.

2018-10-04: Just finished reading The Real-Town Murders by Adam Roberts. Very good. Twisty. I think this author …

2018-10-04: In the last several months I have gone from having Dropbox and Google Drive and OneDrive and Adobe …

2018-10-04: Grumbling My pastor is preaching his way through Philippians and a couple weeks ago he touched on the concept …

2018-10-04: I really appreciated this piece: “In my life, I’ve had experiences of all kinds. …

2018-10-04: I’m living mostly in the Forecast perspective of OmniFocus these days. Nice work, Omni Group!

2018-10-04: Relax

2018-10-04: Today I uninstalled the Microsoft Office products from my Mac. I really can’t say why, but I have a …

2018-10-03: Well, no Cubs and Red Sox World Series this year.

2018-10-03: Peacock’s Pickin’s Otterbein, Benton County, Indiana, USA

2018-10-02: Brick Church Benton County, Indiana, USA

2018-10-01: Architectural Detail Monrovia, Indiana, USA

2018-09-29: For @ron

2018-09-29: Yankees and Red Sox are playing a spring training game today.

2018-09-29: Had Primanti Bros cheesesteak and fries and shared a plate of nachos with Carol. That will do me for …

2018-09-29: OED

2018-09-29: The OED online is only $90 for the year celebrating the OED 90th anniversary. That’s about 1/3 …

2018-09-28: Two times makes a habit, yes? I declare Friday supper to be White Castle Night.

2018-09-28: Beach Sky

2018-09-28: “God’s plan, God’s single plan, always was to put the world to rights, to set it right, to …

2018-09-27: I’m giving up on Notebooks after a good trial. The app is fine, but the syncing is funky unless you …

2018-09-27: Jeff Allchin, Prime Blues 2018 album

2018-09-27: Beach Closeup

2018-09-26: Barrier to Entry

2018-09-26: Continuity Camera works just fine.

2018-09-26: 🎶 itunes.apple.com

2018-09-25: Any Christian who thought the way to win America for Christ was to elect right wing leaders should, …

2018-09-25: I have been looking st the /burgers subreddit. I don’t think there is such a thing as a bad burger.

2018-09-25: On1 is previewing Photo Raw 2019. Looks like they are adding powerful features aimed at catching …

2018-09-25: I started a Resources page on my new site today. Suggestions are welcome.

2018-09-25: Fly in the Ointment

2018-09-24: I’m early in the process of launching my new website: Read the Bible with Me. Right now it’s a …

2018-09-24: Link: Apple Buys Shazam, Dropping Ads for All Users - The Mac Observer

2018-09-24: I’m actually starting to like Apple News, surprising even myself. I can configure it to help me …

2018-09-24: I just read @belle ’s post. Diversity : Not something that can be forced on a service. It can …

2018-09-24: Palimpsest Otterbein, Indiana, USA

2018-09-22: Second best thing of the day: my son showed me, via Messages, how to take a selfie and substitute my …

2018-09-22: Are burgers politically correct on micro.blog? My one today surely was good. The Big Mouth Burger, …

2018-09-22: I just became a Dejal Simon user. Makes me feel like a hacker again. @dejus

2018-09-21: Link: News Flash: Dog Doesn’t Bite Man – John Stackhouse “How refreshing in these hair-trigger …

2018-09-21: Never be afraid to stand alone.

2018-09-20: The sportswriters need a TextExpander snippet for “error by Gary Sanchez”.

2018-09-20: Benton County, Indiana, in a single photo

2018-09-20: What do you folks think of NT Wright? I’m kind of a fanboi.

2018-09-19: How many micro.bloggers are sound designing their podcasts? castro.fm/episode/l…

2018-09-19: Small Town Indiana

2018-09-18: The Battle Cry of the Reformation and the Surrender of Greek and Hebrew “Evangelical churches are …

2018-09-18: St. Francis Door

2018-09-17: I’m giving Notebooks a good hard go. In combo with DEVONthink it is quite useful.

2018-09-16: I’d rather be a blogger – Paul Jarvis “So I went back to being a blogger (lowercase). I went back …

2018-09-15: Here is a little something for those considering a move away from Evernote. Link: DEVONthink and …

2018-09-14: Colin Kaepernick’s Christian Faith? - the way of improvement leads home

2018-09-14: My mail toolbar, @joshuapsteele.

2018-09-14: Just now it is breaking my heart to think about the church being so divided. If we had the mind of …

2018-09-14: Four stages of bloom

2018-09-13: Branch

2018-09-12: It’s always funny to me when people make fun of Apple.

2018-09-12: There is a wonderful relief in discovering that I am not God’s press secretary in my world. I …

2018-09-12: Leaves

2018-09-12: I’m not looking to replace my iPhone X, but I am always interested to see what direction Apple is …

2018-09-12: Carol has a pot of chili simmering on the stove while I’m working. The smell is making me eager for …

2018-09-11: Leaf

2018-09-10: I am RandallMcRoberts on Flickr. www.flickr.com/photos/14…

2018-09-10: Smudged Brick

2018-09-09: Shades of green

2018-09-08: Study in Pink

2018-09-07: Manton Reece - The way out

2018-09-06: McCain I almost hesitate to post this link for fear of another public shaming, but it’s a pretty good …

2018-09-06: Interesting diagram. I spend more time from the middle than close to the middle.

2018-09-06: Link: TipBITS: How to Move Your Evernote Notes to Apple’s Notes - TidBITS

2018-09-06: Yellow and Orange

2018-09-06: Could we finally get that Red Sox-Cubs World Series we’ve been hoping for? 🔗 OddsShark on …

2018-09-05: Biblical Faith: Is the Christian Faith, Strictly Speaking, Biblical? “Neither Jesus nor Paul, …

2018-09-05: Is there an agreed upon emoji for “thank you”? I started to use the praying hands sort of like …

2018-09-05: Mackinac Bridge

2018-09-05: After years off Flickr, I’m going to try it again. Whom should I follow?

2018-09-05: Greenies

2018-09-05: “Feminism is not something that must be added to Christianity in order for the church to honor …

2018-09-04: I am nearly finished with my current study of Romans. Not that I’ve exhausted it, of course. I’m …

2018-09-04: “A definition of totalitarianism might be the saturation of every facet of daily life by political …

2018-09-04: It seems to me that some folks on the left can easily become as unhinged as some folks on the right. …

2018-09-04: What is everyone’s (or anyone’s) take on emoji skin tones? Stick with original generic yellow? I …

2018-09-04: Splash of colo(u)r

2018-09-04: “It’s not enough to say you feel something, even the presence of Jesus, very strongly. Lots of …

2018-09-03: Who knew? Swiss steak isn’t a Swiss thing. Swiss refers to the method of tenderizing the meat.

2018-09-03: Have you seen Maps on Mac in Dark Mode yet? Very nice.

2018-09-03: Flower

2018-09-02: I think Ken Harrelson bored the Red Sox into complacency today.

2018-09-02: Since coffee is a hot topic right now, I’ve been surprised at how good the K-cups from Walmart are. …

2018-09-01: @simonwoods @kitt I think my late night (for me) ramblings were not well thought out. I was trying …

2018-08-31: There and back again. A welcome announcement. @brentsimmons Black Pixel Transfers NetNewsWire to …

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2018-08-31: We can hear the drag racer engines from Lucas Oil Raceway, home of the NHRA US Nationals—the …

2018-08-30: “Trump supporters seem nuts to me, and they say liberals seem nuts to them. But it’s wrong to …

2018-08-30: Link: Evangelicalism: A Political Movement? - John Turner So is evangelicalism a political …

2018-08-30: So, MarsEdit updated and relaunched. Dark Mode!

2018-08-30: Flowers

2018-08-30: That the Red Sox scored eleven runs in an inning last night is fairly remarkable. That they did it …

2018-08-30: For now, I have reactivated my Twitter account so I can follow five people via RSS.

2018-08-30: Apparently RSS feeds from Twitter accounts stopped working when I deactivated my own Twitter …

2018-08-29: That’s more like it, Red Sox.

2018-08-29: The Red Sox are swimming in molasses. But Mookie Mookied while I was writing.

2018-08-29: Just took that final step with my Twitter (ex-)account. Ahhh!

2018-08-29: First impression: I like dark mode.

2018-08-29: 🎶 itunes.apple.com/us/playli…

2018-08-29: I am a Christian. The Christians who support the president as some kind of messiah figure are an …

2018-08-29: “The biggest complaint with iCloud Drive is that many people want Apple to increase the free tier. …

2018-08-29: I guess I’ll go ahead and put Mojave on my laptop.

2018-08-29: This week is really dragging. Just me?

2018-08-29: I have to say, the Red Sox are giving me some angst.

2018-08-29: Twin Bridges - Randall McRoberts Some of my Twin Bridges photos. Link: Twin Bridges - Randall McRoberts

2018-08-29: Thomas Horrocks @thomaslhorrocks Thomas Horrocks @thomaslhorrocks: I wholeheartedly reject this kind of fear-mongering, and if …

2018-08-29: I am taking charge of training for my wife’s fancy new sewing machine, even though I know next …

2018-08-28: 📚 This evening I finished the final volume of the six Clan of the Cave Bear books . Worth reading, …

2018-08-28: My experiment with losing Day One and journaling in Devonthink is working well.

2018-08-28: Any other Red Sox fans trying to stay calm?

2018-08-28: Yes, this Buddy Guy album is very good. As he says, as long as I’m around the blues is alive and …

2018-08-28: The Italian beef lived up to its olfactory promise.

2018-08-28: itunes.apple.com/us/album/…

2018-08-28: itunes.apple.com/us/album/…

2018-08-28: My Beats Solo 3s are painful to wear with glasses. I have to raise the stems above my ears before I …

2018-08-28: Alley Shots - Randall McRoberts I put most of my alley shots in a gallery today. Link: Alley Shots - Randall McRoberts

2018-08-28: Hey church. Jealous quarreling is in the same list as drinking around and sleeping around. We should …

2018-08-28: Italian beef in the crockpot. Smell will drive me crazy all morning.

2018-08-27: Opinion - Beware Rich People Who Say They Want to Change the World - The New York Times

2018-08-27: My Purpose My pastor gave a good sermon yesterday from Philippians. One of his points was about having a …

2018-08-27: Popularity Using micro.blog is making a big difference in my life. Unlike Twitter, there is no way to even know …

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2018-08-27: My new home for photographs: SmugMug

2018-08-27: I am officially deprecating 500px and instituting SmugMug for my photo gallery. I am weary of …

2018-08-27: The Law Love God with all your heart. Love your neighbor as yourself. That’s about it.

2018-08-26: Skim reading is the new normal. The effect on society is profound - Maryanne Wolf - Opinion - The …

2018-08-26: Berries and Leaves Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

2018-08-25: The old man awoke, barely, and felt in the dark for his phone. Perhaps, he thought, I can finally …

2018-08-25: Attraction and the Therapeutic Church Preachers want to make church seem attractive; in fact, most churches operate on an attractional …

2018-08-25: Doesn’t this look good? reddit.com/r/sousvid…

2018-08-25: Junction Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

2018-08-24: Sitting in a doctor’s office and it’s not for me. Very rare.

2018-08-24: Royal Beauty Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

2018-08-24: An itch under the callous on my heel.

2018-08-23: Contrast Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

2018-08-22: “The tragedy of the RMS Titanic reminds me of the tragedy of leaders’ unethical behavior. When …

2018-08-22: Grass Stalks Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

2018-08-22: Recommended short form video: The Hebrew canon, or Old Testament, refers to the collection of Hebrew …

2018-08-21: I guess I’ll go ahead and put iOS 12 on my phone again.

2018-08-21: Sticky Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

2018-08-20: The goal should be to have good behaviors that encourage wide participation. Diversity is a product …

2018-08-20: Some Snakey Plant Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

2018-08-20: I started my current study of Paul’s letter to the church at Rome on July 10. I just am …

2018-08-20: O the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and …

2018-08-20: Welcome to my friend, @revmhj

2018-08-19: On the way home yesterday we stopped at Ivanhoe Drive-in in Upland, Indiana for some ice cream. They …

2018-08-19: I don’t miss Twitter and I definitely don’t miss Facebook. However, I did miss most of …

2018-08-18: Today we are going to try a longish driving trip. Sometimes I handle those ok and sometimes they …

2018-08-17: In a unanimous vote on July 23, the House of Representatives passed a bill that withholds federal …

2018-08-17: “Context matters. If we learn to read the Bible for what it is—and not as a collection of …

2018-08-17: Whose idea is it to schedule a phone conference call at 8 am on Friday morning? Bad choice, in my …

2018-08-16: Hydrangea Home studio shot

2018-08-16: I just walked from the kitchen to my desk with a cup of coffee (my third of the day) thinking about …

2018-08-15: Here is my more or less up to date platform document. Lots of angst has gone into these decisions, …

2018-08-15: I simplified a little further by replacing Agenda with Apple Notes. I’ve tried all kinds of …

2018-08-15: I’ve gone through Things, Omnifocus, ToodleDo, 2Do, Todoist, Kanban, and probably other stuff, …

2018-08-15: Back to Blogging I started blogging in 2001. I had The Upward Way Press, then Bible Study Geek, and finally …

2018-08-15: Freedom of speech entails freedom of crazy speech. It also entails freedom to listen, or not. Any …

2018-08-14: Isn’t it true that everyone has a religion? It might be environmentalism, or capitalism, or …

2018-08-14: Leaving and Joining Leaving Twitter and Facebook and putting all my online content into micro.blog is one of the best …

2018-08-14: Our Banshee I’m not much of a portrait photographer, but when Banshee plopped down in my …

2018-08-14: Moralistic therapeutic deism is the religion of our day. We worship so we can feel better about …

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2018-08-13: Come on, Mets. Get those Yankees.

2018-08-13: My blood cancer is not getting worse and my broken tooth is fixed. Overall, a good day.

2018-08-13: Lillie’s and Such Had to try posting a photo with Icro.

2018-08-13: This morning I have blood tests to see if my cancer is getting worse. This afternoon I see the …

2018-08-12: This could be a good day. At least it hasn’t negated the possibility yet.

2018-08-11: I like Fruit of the Loom because the apple is fat. Jockey never uses fat models.

2018-08-11: Went for the cherry pie.

2018-08-11: Today we are planning our semi-regular lunch at Gray Brothers Cafeteria in Mooresville, Indiana. …

2018-08-10: It’s a football game in Baltimore.

2018-08-10: I must have the mnemonic plague.

2018-08-10: Abandoned motel

2018-08-10: The first of the post-Ludlum Bourne novels seems to ignore the fact that Jason Bourne would have …

2018-08-09: “In online debate, in media discussion and even in casual conversation, there is quite a lot of …

2018-08-09: I’m finding my transition from Adobe Lightroom to Apple Photos to be fairly painless, with a …

2018-08-09: I have a sensitive tooth that is preventing me from slugging down my coffee in the usual manner. …

2018-08-09: It must be my age. I don’t remember disliking reentry into work after days off so much before …

2018-08-08: “Oh Lord, we’ve had it pretty rough lately, what with the exile and all. We thought it would be a …

2018-08-08: No Outside Force “God has a firm loving grip on the believer, and no outside force can separate the believer …

2018-08-07: Nerd me. Not my fez. My son’s.

2018-08-07: Drinking a cup of Pike Place blend, the first in a long, long time.

2018-08-07: Leaves Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

2018-08-06: “Canadian doctors and nurse practitioners have reported that they have killed almost 4,000 …

2018-08-05: Into the Yankee bullpen. We like it there.

2018-08-05: The Red Sox might not be scoring but they are certainly making Tanaka throw a lot of pitches.

2018-08-05: Brett Gardner getting a questionable strike three called against him … one of my favorite …

2018-08-05: Knowing you don’t have to go to work on Monday can really enhance your Sunday.

2018-08-04: It’s a game of millimeters.

2018-08-04: Remember The King and his Court? Were they truly as good a softball team as I remember?

2018-08-04: They have weaponized social media. They have weaponized the First Amendment. They have weaponized …

2018-08-04: Listen to this Micro Monday

2018-08-04: If you are one of my old Twitter friends and you are now following me via RSS, please let me know in …

2018-08-04: Reformed misinterpretation of Romans 7 and 8 is behind much of the ineffectiveness of the …

2018-08-04: Actually, it kind of irritates me to know that app review sites have been making money from sales of …

2018-08-03: Red Sox won a barn burner last night. Three more to go this weekend. ⚾

2018-08-02: My loving wife brought me a handmade Boar’s Head Italian sub from our local Kroger store for my …

2018-08-02: Current stuff Taking a cue from @patrickrhone I have published a page of my current stuff. Link: Current stuff

2018-08-02: Four games with the Yankees in Boston. Going in with 5.5 game lead. I’d be happy to come out of it …

2018-08-02: Throckmorton: Eric Metaxas Says Katie Hopkins is His Hero www.wthrockmorton.com/2018/08/0… I don’t know why anyone gives attention to Metaxas.

2018-08-02: Gen Con starts today in Indianapolis. Be on the lookout for packs of five young men in black tee …

2018-08-01: Spray Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

2018-08-01: A Keurig machine is a little bit like a replicator.

2018-07-31: Poverty is no mystery, and it’s easily avoidable. Some Ideas to Think About via Instapaper

2018-07-31: Trigger Warnings Might Harm Readers, a Study Concludes | National Review A new study conducted by a group of Harvard researchers has found that “trigger warnings may …

2018-07-31: Today I deactivated my Facebook account and decoupled my Twitter account, not intending use it …

2018-07-31: Because of @manton ’s posts, I’ve switched from FeedWrangler to FeedBin to grab my feeds. I’m …

2018-07-31: One effect of my illness is that I am immune to the stimulative action of caffeine. Kind of sad …

2018-07-31: 📷Old Wood Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, IN, USA

2018-07-30: No Trophies Christians are not justified merely to be proudly displayed as trophies on the wall of God’s …

2018-07-29: Hill: When a Stranger Decides to Destroy Your Life And when we look out into the new world that lay before us, we should keep this in mind. We are a …

2018-07-29: I’m reading: Goldingay, John. Do We Need the New Testament?: Letting the Old Testament Speak …

2018-07-28: The new sewing machine is wonderful. Carol is just about afraid to use it. She’ll get over it.

2018-07-27: We plan to get Carol a new sewing machine today. I’m as excited as I would be for a new car or a new …

2018-07-26: Episode 3 🎙Episode 3

2018-07-26: My first computer, 1971

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2018-07-26: A 5-0 lead and three home runs wiped out by the rain last night. What a shame! Don’t they …

2018-07-25: I got this nice haircut and now I feel the responsibility to live up to it.

2018-07-25: 📷Study in Red

2018-07-24: Today in America it seems that we have a church around every corner; Christianity is not at all a …

2018-07-24: Many people look at radar images and associate bad weather with the bright colors. Most of the time …

2018-07-24: “Faith” is not an object that can be traded; Faith = Faithfulness, that is, it is a repeated action …

2018-07-24: To those few whom I follow on Twitter: I found out I can subscribe to your Twitter feed and read …

2018-07-24: Indiana County Tour - Adams County Carol wrote up the first in a series of county tours we are attempting. Elm Tree Crossroads—no sign. …

2018-07-24: Today is the 42nd anniversary for Carol and me. It is worth it to stick it out through the tough …

2018-07-23: There are not many things sweeter than the Monday morning of a vacation week. I think I’ll get a …

2018-07-22: The first weekend of vacation was great. Just being with Carol is all I need.

2018-07-22: So—bottom line—why do so many fundamentalist evangelical American Christians support a leader who …

2018-07-22: Reading > Eating

2018-07-22: Here’s another good reason to read the Bible regularly and think about it hard: It will help you …

2018-07-22: We started our grand tour of Indiana counties yesterday with Adams County (we are going in …

2018-07-20: The great irony is that the cliché “Prayer doesn’t change God; prayer changes me” is most often …

2018-07-20: I notice an inconsistency in myself concerning OT interpretation. When God is said to be angry, I …

2018-07-19: Our latest Keurig machine is so crisp and clicky when you make coffee, it makes me feel like a …

2018-07-19: Proverbs and Ecclesiastes need to be held in balance. Neither an optimist nor a pessimist be.

2018-07-18: Carol set off a kielbasa explosion in the kitchen. Our little Mollie girl is scared and won’t leave …

2018-07-18: It’s not Perfect I already linked to this once, but it’s worthy of re-reading. It applies to all groups I know of. …

2018-07-18: Think on These Things: Here's How to Change Your Outlook on Life. Don’t go by social media.

2018-07-18: I love my Aqua Tru system. We owned our home for many years, then downsized to an apartment in prep …

2018-07-18: Big step. Took Tweetbot off my screen. I’ll check my phone occasionally. Micro.blog app took …

2018-07-18: My wife was out last evening, and I played a ton of Road to the Show in MLB The Show 18. I kind of …

2018-07-17: My wife has a micro.blog account now and will be posting some of her Indiana travel observations and …

2018-07-17: I have not been able to find a way to pull the Twitter stream from a user into an RSS feed. I guess …

2018-07-17: I’m down to following only 20 accounts on Twitter. Only a few of those really matter much to …

2018-07-16: Al Franken's Brett Kavanaugh Questions: Pathetic | National Review Al, is it appropriate for a disgraced former U.S. senator to use the Twitter cognomen “U.S. Senator …

2018-07-16: 📷Small Town Skyscraper Edinburg, Indiana, USA

2018-07-15: Enjoyed The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel www.goodreads.com/book/show…

2018-07-15: One of these days JD Martinez is going to foul off a pitch for a Pesky Pole home run.

2018-07-15: I’m getting more and more excited about micro.blog and the whole indie web concept. My wife is …

2018-07-14: I don’t think that the Toronto Blue Jays will win much unless John Gibbons stops wearing his hat …

2018-07-13: John Stackhouse - Why Is Social Media So…Disappointing? > Our suffering is so evident and so …

2018-07-13: I’ve been audio-reading Ludlum’s Bourne novels. The books have little contact with the …

2018-07-13: The twosome, with Secret Service agent Steve in tow, head off on a twisty adventure through the mean …

2018-07-13: My Photos on 500px Link: Randall McRoberts (rmcrob) Photos / 500px

2018-07-13: Deliveries Only Edinburgh, Indiana, USA

2018-07-13: Not Ashamed For I am not ashamed of this Good News about Christ. It is the power of God at work, saving everyone …

2018-07-12: Ian Paul reviews Welby :

2018-07-12: WHAT’S THE REPORT ON YOUR FAITH? A visitor to your town stops by the local restaurant for lunch and …

2018-07-11: POST The Biblical Story, part 1

2018-07-11: Today’s Trendiness Might Just Be Tomorrow’s Foolishness

2018-07-11: Crab ravioli with mustard and apricot sauce, with crab cake Rick’s Boatyard Café, …

2018-07-10: The National Institutes of Health just shut down a $100 million clinical trial on the medical …

2018-07-10: Abortion as a justice issue | Bible Background

2018-07-10: My platforms Platforms Inbox - Todoist, Agenda Ebooks - always go with Logos first because of notes, Kindle; …

2018-07-10: Jacobs - Re-setting my Mental Clock Alan Jacobs — re-setting my mental clock — seems to be going through some of the same stuff I am in …

2018-07-10: Seems to me that it is high time for the church to get back to basics. We don’t need to be a …

2018-07-09: Abortion as a justice issue | Bible Background

2018-07-09: www.theverge.com The dark side of ‘Plane Bae’ and turning strangers into social media content

2018-07-09: www.patheos.com Willow: Why The Women Went Public?

2018-07-09: HIJKLMNO Hey, I’m just kidding. Laughing my nose off.

2018-07-09: Stackhouse: I’d Like to Have an Argument, Please And before you post anything, especially if you’re agitated and feeling that old, nasty pressure to …

2018-07-09: 📷Rusty Edinburgh, IN, USA

2018-07-09: This morning I finished my reading of Leviticus. Tomorrow I plan to start a good study of Romans. …

2018-07-09: I’ve unplugged myself from Adobe. It feels pretty good. I’m carrying less weight.

2018-07-09: It's the Law! I finally understand why old people, like me, get sidelined in the church. It’s the law! The …

2018-07-08: I don’t think anyone but baseball broadcasters care how long the game lasts. But we do care about …

2018-07-08: Alley Shots

2018-07-07: communityofjesus.wordpress.com what the United States needs from us in Jesus, from the church

2018-07-06: Your mileage may vary, but I find Hebrews more helpful in understanding Jesus’ work than …

2018-07-05: Twitterrific changes for API deprecation | Manton Reece If you were wondering if Twitter’s API changes were ever really going to affect Twitter users, this …

2018-07-04: I line up behind Jesus more than Lee Greenwood.

2018-07-02: www.manton.org The web is the social network

2018-07-02: www.catalystresources.org Is Jesus Really “Lord” of our Lives?

2018-07-02: Currently reading: Jesus the Sage: The Pilgrimage of Wisdom by Ben Witherington III, ISBN: …

2018-07-02: I’m really enjoying the micro.blog environment. I use it as a Twitter replacement (with …

2018-07-01: www.patheos.com Remembering the Difference between Patriotism and Nationalism

2018-06-30: I sure would like to contribute a couple losses to the Yankees this weekend.

2018-06-30: Went with the Bacon Burger.

2018-06-30: I’ve been told that Chili’s is resurgent as a burger force. I’ll check it out, but I’m not sure I’m …

2018-06-30: If such a program were instituted, there would be no red for “modern” or “traditional “ worship …

2018-06-30: There are some modern hymns that are highly acceptable, such as “In Christ Alone”, …

2018-06-30: I am not a luddite of any kind, but I do notice that hymns can be wonderful carriers of theology, …

2018-06-30: Expiation When reading Leviticus 16, it surely looks to me like a picture or metaphor of expiation (cleansing …

2018-06-29: Mind the Gap - Onscript!

2018-06-28: Another downside of having a terminal disease: when I’m sick, like today, I worry that it is …

2018-06-27: www.patheos.com About Willow Creek: What Do I Think?

2018-06-27: Here is a significant line of research for someone:

2018-06-26: I imagine that it is significant that Jesus died at Passover and not at Yom Kippur. Perhaps the …

2018-06-25: Breaded Tenderloin, Edinburgh diner Biggest one I ever saw. And good, too. Probably not 5 stars, but at least 3.5. And not thin either, …

2018-06-25: www.patheos.com Has the Time Come for a New Neo-Evangelicalism?

2018-06-25: I can see that empty ritual is bad, but the lack of any ritual in our day of casual worship may be …

2018-06-25: I’m glad God is more tolerant of strange fire than he was Leviticus 10. Or at least it seems …

2018-06-24: Ran my iPhone X back to iOS 11.4 today. I like the features of iOS 12, but I had too many brownouts. …

2018-06-23: For some reason my wife dislikes my old one and made me get a new one.

2018-06-23: Seems like my whole world runs on a MacBook Pro.

2018-06-22: www.patheos.com Keeping It Local

2018-06-22: FBI Report on Pre-Attack Behaviors of Active Shooters - Phase 2 Pre-attack Behaviors of Active Shooters in US, 2000–2013

2018-06-21: Whatever would inspire a German kid with parents in the ballet to become a pro baseball player? It …

2018-06-21: Now it’s summer. I hope it doesn’t get any hotter than it has been.

2018-06-20: Looks like my dream of a private piece of New Mexico desert is dead. Our son doesn’t even want …

2018-06-19: Today I wanted to buy 40 acres of New Mexico desert but my wife said no. I thought it would be a …

2018-06-18: How Many Songs Are Available on the Top Streaming Music Services? - The Mac Observer

2018-06-18: Today is drag and drop day. Drag me out of the house and drop me off at the cancer center for my …

2018-06-18: They they ■ pronoun [third person plural]. 1 used to refer to two or more people or things previously …

2018-06-16: I have a very difficult time slowing down when I’m reading for pleasure.

2018-06-15: I Should be an Anglican My favorite Old Testament scholar is John Goldingay. My favorite New Testament scholar is Tom …

2018-06-15: White Heart - Highlands

2018-06-15: People like to argue about camels and needles, but Jesus was talking about rich people and …

2018-06-13: Klyne Snodgrass’s commentary on Ephesians in the NIV Application Commentary series is one of …

2018-06-13: What would the church look like if we really let Jesus be the leader?

2018-06-13: If a church could live in Ephesians for a year or even two, the church would be changed toward …

2018-06-13: “Hate crime” is too generic. A better category would be “abuse of power and …

2018-06-12: Oh good. He Kellied himself.

2018-06-12: Oh no. Rodriguez is Pomeranzing.

2018-06-12: I hereby reject the label “evangelical” as a modifier to “Christian”. I am a plain old Christian. …

2018-06-12: www.patheos.com The Term “Evangelical”: More Thoughts

2018-06-12: www.patheos.com The Term “Evangelical”: Is Its Time Over?

2018-06-12: Waiting for auto service. But why would anyone ask Harry Connick for life advice?

2018-06-12: The Yankees have been less troubled by injuries than have the Red Sox, so far. But they have played …

2018-06-12: Origins Game Fair If you are going to Origins, stop and see our son at Greater Than Games (booth 321). Tell him dad …

2018-06-12: I think it’s fair to say that marriage in Ephesus in the first century was so different from …

2018-06-11: www.patheos.com Is It Okay to Hate Men?

2018-06-09: Here’s what the cultural warriors don’t get: Society needs to be reformed, but first of …

2018-06-09: Replaced the faulty smoke/CO detector. Hoping to eliminate 4am wake up calls.

2018-06-08: Presented without Commentary But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of …

2018-06-08: The CO detector went into (false) alarm at 4am, so I got up a bit earlier than usual. Carol reset it …

2018-06-07: Big step: I’ve stopped using DropBox. Leaning on iCloud. Hope it doesn’t let me down.

2018-06-07: If I were a pastor I would teach through Ephesians with a goal of teaching the church how to be the …

2018-06-07: Another characteristic of my disease: I take those first sips of coffee in the morning and wait for …

2018-06-06: God loves you and has a wonderful plan for your life

2018-06-06: One Star Accommodation

2018-06-05: If Our primary ethicists today are popular singers, actors, and talk-show hosts, and they have led us …

2018-06-05: Too Many People Unfortunately, too many people claiming the title Christian serve self as fully as non-Christians. …

2018-06-05: Good stuff going on at Apple. Some big, some little. A thoughtful company.

2018-06-04: Looking forward to the #WWDC keynote today. Not sure what to expect, but it’s always fun. I …

2018-06-04: Vines Taking Over

2018-06-04: www.patheos.com Six Principles To Guard Against Predators In The Church

2018-06-04: If you live your life by Proverbs, seeing the proverbs as promises, please read Ecclesiastes and be …

2018-06-04: Someone please explain with the MLB standings show the Yankees in first place when they are a game …

2018-06-03: Part of my illness seems to be that a big event on one day makes me pretty much useless the next …

2018-06-02: We have a mockingbird singing nearby. One of our little dogs is confused by it.

2018-06-01: Proverbs 31:10–31 has often been misused to keep women in their place. We need to be a little …

2018-05-30: Paige Patterson Is My Fault, Too

2018-05-30: Christians need a regular schedule of reading, thinking, discussing, and praying that informs them …

2018-05-30: The thought that we can believe in Christ without being like him is absurd. If Christ’s indwelling …

2018-05-30: Church, God’s Spirit is among us. It is common to think of the Holy Spirit as “in …

2018-05-29: The five-day weekend was plenty fun. Back to work today, but it’s not so bad. I’m glad …

2018-05-28: Accidentally put the sous vide machine in my wife’s aquarium. Anyone know the proper temperature and …

2018-05-28: And now Banshee wants to ride in the cart when we are in familiar areas but get down and walk when …

2018-05-27: I can’t quite figure out whom MLB.TV thinks its demographic is, but I know that nearly 100% of the …

2018-05-27: Yesterday was so hot that Banshee actually came to me and asked for a ride back home on the Criket.

2018-05-27: On this first day of the week we worship the Father who raised to Son from death to new life, who …

2018-05-26: Seems like most of the kids are out of school now. We have a hot and humid Memorial Day weekend on …

2018-05-25: There are No Contradictions in the Bible. You Heard Me.

2018-05-24: Lucky to get out of that one with only two runs given up.

2018-05-24: Good Works For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of …

2018-05-23: I always thought “play pen” was perfectly fine terminology. Why has it been deprecated?

2018-05-23: The Dirtling I’m slowly reading and about half through Johnson, Dru. The Universal Story: Genesis 1–11. …

2018-05-22: There are tons of rare diseases. Having a couple of them is making me more aware of them. There will …

2018-05-21: Disliking the Yankees For as long as I remember, I have disliked the Yankees. I became a staunch Red Sox fan only in the …

2018-05-21: Mookie Betts and JD Martinez each have 15 homers to lead all of baseball. This could be another …

2018-05-19: MarrowStrong Carol and I spent the day at a conference, put on by the AA-MDS International Foundation, called …

2018-05-18: The Same God Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us give thanks, by which we …

2018-05-18: Listen to the latest OnScript episode.

2018-05-18: Tired of Twitter? Want a cleaner experience? Check out @microdotblog and you can even blog and …

2018-05-18: I’m built for comfort, I ain’t built for speed.

2018-05-18: Self-portrait Monrovia, Indiana, USA

2018-05-18: Celebrating with Howlin’ Wolf

2018-05-18: Twenty years ago today I started working for my company at the age of 45. Today I’m hoping I …

2018-05-17: I’m a @Tweetbot user. If and when the third party @Twitter apps go down, I’ll just stop …

2018-05-16: One of the upsides/downsides of working from home: when my wife is cooking, I get to / have to smell …

2018-05-15: At the age of 65 I am a PS4 owner. Mostly for The Show 18, which is awesome. Anything else I should …

2018-05-14: I need two units of packed red cells about every three months. If my system stays at that rate of …

2018-05-13: Red Sox and Yankees still tied. I’m glad for the rivalry, but I could stand less rancor between the …

2018-05-12: When you find yourself in a church situation where your desires are minimized and no one listens to …

2018-05-12: When you give money to the church (always described as an act of worship, therefore given to God) do …

2018-05-12: Prophecy Chaldea shall be plundered; all who plunder her shall be sated, says the LORD. Though you rejoice, …

2018-05-12: We went to a Chinese buffet called Fu Yuan. Is that a play on words for Low Price? (Good food, by …

2018-05-11: John Mayer can do 12-bar blues as well as anyone: Crossroads

2018-05-11: Escape Fire Escape Monrovia, Indiana, USA

2018-05-11: BOS and NYY atop the ALEast. Looks like it’s gonna be a good year for baseball.

2018-05-10: Not happy to lose first place to the Yankees, but I hope it serves as motivation.

2018-05-09: Death of the Church 4 (Todd Dildine)

2018-05-09: Music Cellar Monrovia, Indiana, USA

2018-05-08: itunes.apple.com/us/album/…

2018-05-08: DX

2018-05-07: Green Door Monrovia, Indiana, USA

2018-05-07: It’s going to be an epic showdown in the Bronx Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. I won’t …

2018-05-06: I can’t believe people still yell “ In the hole!” every time Eldrick Woods hits a shot.

2018-05-06: Prosperity Gospel in Judah “As for the word that you have spoken to us in the name of the LORD, we are not going to listen to …

2018-05-05: ‘Twas the best Saturday for a while. Didn’t even get sick!

2018-05-05: Lunch at Gray’s was sure good. I had the big pork tenderloin with gravy on it, which I shared with …

2018-05-05: High-stepping today. Gray Brothers’ for lunch. Then gonna try to make some photos. It’s …

2018-05-04: Craig Evans on Being a Christian in the Academy My academic life has not resulted in the loss of faith. Aspects of my faith have changed, to be …

2018-05-04: Jesus of Nazareth is a fascinating person, worth looking into.

2018-05-03: I am sick may not live many more years, but I still hope to see the day when so-called …

2018-05-03: As if the Jesus of the Gospels is Alive When I was an atheist (largely for what I thought were scientific reasons), one of my central …

2018-05-02: Something I Have Noticed For encouragement in planning and raising money, churches tend to use Jeremiah 29:11 more often than …

2018-05-01: Let us not be pagan in our thinking.

2018-05-01: Furthermore, many cultures have had similar ideas to the Greek one of survival of the soul after …

2018-05-01: Just to be clear: immortality of the soul after death is a Greek idea; resurrection of the body …

2018-05-01: Resurrection … bodily resurrection was a Palestinian Jewish idea. It is difficult to conceive of a rapidly …

2018-04-30: Jesus is for Losers (Count me in)

2018-04-30: The Pizzaburger Is this real? Link: The Pizzaburger [1080x1333] : FoodPorn

2018-04-30: This business with Bill Hybels: does it point to a weakness of the megachurch model, or just to the …

2018-04-30: Why do people get so exercised about spoilers? I understand the desire to stay in the dark for …

2018-04-28: I wish I had friends like Tim and Jon to sit around and talk about the Bible with. But since I …

2018-04-27: I could listen to smooth jazz all day. I don’t even mind Kenny G.

2018-04-27: Ditch It

2018-04-26: Blogs as Havens for those Fleeing Facebook It’s a perfect time for microblogging to come into prominence. Link: Blogs as Havens for those …

2018-04-26: Podcast rmcrob episode 2 🎙Episode 2

2018-04-24: Cal Thomas: Who are “evangelicals” following? Today, “evangelicals” are perceived by many as one more interest group attached to the Republican …

2018-04-24: I hate it that a perfectly good descriptor of my branch of the Christian faith has been kidnapped …

2018-04-23: New Jerusalem Bible - Old Testament Back in my seminary days I remember one of my profs saying that the Jerusalem Bible was an excellent …

2018-04-23: Any Red Sox fans around here? ⚾

2018-04-21: Youth Pastor Forgets What His Hebrew Tattoo Means Youth Pastor Forgets What His Hebrew Tattoo Means

2018-04-21: Apollos OT Commentaries I became aware of an OT commentary series from IVP. The description sounds perfectly like the way I …

2018-04-20: Don’t people who break the law know that they might be caught? And don’t they know that …

2018-04-20: Workspace

2018-04-20: Roots

2018-04-20: Exile For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the LORD, plans for your welfare and not for harm, …

2018-04-19: Podcast rmcrob 🎙Episode 1

2018-04-19: Heart of Darkness

2018-04-19: Anyone interested in starting a Slack group for Bible and theology discussion?

2018-04-19: My wife is eating at Punch Burger this evening. I love that place. This photo is from the last time …

2018-04-19: Core Intuition Writing on @Manton Reece’s microblogging platform via Daniel Jalkut’s MarsEdit makes me …

2018-04-19: New micro blog I deleted my blog the other day because I have cancer and I can’t write as much as I used to. …

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