On December 14 Helen&Kevin&Matt&Linnea&Hilary&Hannah flew to Peru, and then Argentina. Here is a tidbit of the Jenkins 2008 Christmas. Thank you to Linnea for the stellar photographs.
I put my thoughts in print in the latest Mars’ Hill issue, read the digitized version here.
Podcasts! They allow you to do the menial tasks of the day while getting an edumacation. My favorites are:
and of course, NPR
On an unrelated but equally important note, this website will keep you up-to-date on the vancity musical happenings.
The Golden Compass has been listed as one of the most challenged books of 2007 for religious viewpoint – read Pullmans defense here and join the discussion on censorship. Is entertaining the idea that God doesn’t exist too heavy for young readers to handle?
I am a story teller,” he said. “If I wanted to send a message I would have written a sermon.
My basic objection to religion is not that it isn’t true; I like plenty of things that aren’t true. It’s that religion grants its adherents malign, intoxicating and morally corrosive sensations. Destroying intellectual freedom is always evil, but only religion makes doing evil feel quite so good.