Jason Kottke, the Modern State of Blogging, and My Own Blogging Mission
At the risk of sounding pretentious, I want Opus to be a source for hope in times like these.
Ingmar Bergman vs. The Spirit of Our Age
What happens when we make ourselves the highest goal of our own existence?
The Ambitious Card
My favorite card trick starts off simple but becomes endlessly delightful.
‘Twas a White Christmas After All
Nebraska’s unpredictable weather comes through again.
Salon Takes Us Inside a Pedophile Fantasy
One can’t escape the feeling that this particular aesthetic choice was unnecessarily sensational and deeply misguided.
Parenting vs. Creativity
In our desire to feel productive and in control lies a temptation to compartmentalize our lives.
Grace Is a Bowl of Strawberries
I can’t imagine food alternatives really stacking up to the simple-yet-sublime pleasures of freshly picked strawberries.
Building Better Blog Networks
Blog networks can be powerful tools, but they’re only as good as the support they offer their bloggers, and there’s plenty of room for improvement there.
I expect the extra-dimensional invasion to begin any minute now.
DPP2014, #17: Christmas List
What, you don’t see the rocket, gumball machine, and dump truck on there?
DPP2014, #16: Penmanship
The awkward way she held the marker and her tiny chicken scratch said everything they needed to.
DPP2014, #13: Lock n’ Load
There are moments that you live for as a parent. Like his very first laser tag.