I’ve always been a Star Wars fan, but last year my nerdity increased dramatically, mostly because I started using my treadmill while the gym was shut down, and watched through The Clone Wars while walking on it. One of the great …

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A nice, uh, patriotic poem for the Fourth of July. Sure. This is one of those poems where I can either write a thousand words or nothing at all about it. Basically, in undergrad I started to wake up to …

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I’m posting today’s sonnet in honor of Luca’s release on Disney+! I mean, I haven’t seen it, but I assume it’s about Lovecraftian horrors living under the waves, right? I wrote this sonnet to the prompt Change/Don’t Change this April …

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In 2020, I was pretty diligent about keeping a prayer journal. Basically, I would pray through ACTS: Adoration, or God, this is why you’re awesome; Confession, or God, here’s how specifically I messed up today; Thanksgiving, or God, here’s how …

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I’m posting this today in honor of the fact that I’m something like 2/3 of the way through Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Back in 2014, after my first Hutchmoot, I spent some time exploring Nashville, and wandered through the Parthenon. If …

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I took about 10 years of piano lessons. I never got very good at it, mostly because I hated actual practice, but I still love playing. I got a good keyboard several years ago, and while I don’t play often, …

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Without a doubt, one of the most personally influential books I read in 2020, and possibly ever, is Michael Card’s Inexpressible, which explores the theme of hesed love—God’s covenantal love and faithfulness, promised to Israel. It’s basically the heartbeat of …

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In case anyone missed the memo, I skipped posting a poem last week because I had a somewhat last-second opportunity to adopt a puppy and I took it. Technically I had been on the waiting list since July, but when …

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Over the last year in particular I’ve tried to take advantage of some of the local nature trails. One particular favorite starts behind my complex, then cuts through a different complex and leads around a small pond. It doesn’t seem …

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