A Battle

Pain blossomed across her torso as her opponent’s dagger sliced through her robe and bit deep into her skin. She gasped as she felt blood well up from the wound. She managed to stammer out: “You . . . you used a real weapon . . . protocol demands that only . . .” “Protocol?,” […]

Salmon Pattie Recipie

Cooking / Prep Time: 30 mins – 1 hour (depends how many you make at once) Servings: About 5-8 for each can, depending on the size and thickness of the pattie Must Have Ingredients 1 Can of Canned Salmon ½ a pack (not box!) of crackers (multigrain, plain, your choice of brand – we use […]

Weapons of Mass Damnation

Hear and understand: not what goes into the mouth defiles a man, but what comes out of the mouth, this defiles a man. – Revised Standard Version, Catholic Edition Listen, and take this to heart. It’s not what you swallow that pollutes your life, but what you vomit up. – The Message In Jesus’ time there […]

The Nugget of Uncleanliness

Why do your disciples not follow the tradition of the elders but instead eat a meal with unclean hands? At the school where I work I’m the faculty adviser for an extracurricular group know as the Worship Committee. This is a group of 6th – 8th grade students who assist me in maintaining the religious […]

101 Uses for Shape Reality (Planeshaper 30)

When WotC shut down their forums (for very shaky reasons, in my opinion) I perused to see which posts I found interesting and wanted to keep for 4E D&D. I’ll keep backups of the ones I liked here 🙂 This is the first one 🙂 [This list is edited to I only see the ones […]

Worship Committee Email – Backup Post

In case I don’t have your/your parents email address, or the email got lost in transit, here’s the text of the email I sent out yesterday: Worship Committee – Happy End of Summer! 🙂 I’m looking forward to seeing y’all soon! Here are two items for next week: Service Opportunity Friday, August 14 (during the […]

Gluten & Dairy Free Products

My wife is very gluten sensitive and allergic to dairy as well (no peanuts either), so we’ve spent a few years looking for food she can eat that tastes good and won’t affect her health. Here are some of the items we’re using (all of them gluten & dairy free, most of them free of […]

Magic: The Gathering Summer School Handout

Why play Magic: The Gathering? Helps social skills / community aspect Brushes up basic math skills Improves reading & comprehension / vocabulary skills Good sportsmanship Resource management   For Brand new players Basic decks (mostly creatures and basic land) Mono colored Explain Card Types Lands Creatures Enchantments Sorceries & instants Artifacts Basics of combat Key […]

RIP Robin Williams

Movies are a form of digital storytelling. As such, they have the capacity to move us, to form us, and to challenge us. The people who create these works of art, from the actors to the producers to the musicians – they all play a part, and in a certain sense they all take responsibility […]