J Walking
June 2007 Archives

Billy Graham was preached in front of 210 million people. It is impossible to wrap our heads around that. How many stadiums is that? He was the master of that medium. Who will be the master of the multimedia Internet […]

Ruth Graham was buried in a simple casket made by a now-deceased murderer from a Louisiana prison. Try that one on for size. Shortly before he died, convicted murderer Richard Liggett was asked to make two of the simple plywood […]

Fascinating little thing. One can find virtually anything on YouTube, right? Here, for instance, making ice cream with liquid nitrogen:Nearly 30,000 people have watched that one. When I enter “mac ads” there are 2,920 different offerings. But you know what […]

“End of construction…thank you for your patience.” That was Ruth Graham’s proposed epitaph. At least it was at the end of her memoirs. Perhaps it has changed now. We will soon find out because her earthly end has been reached. […]

His name is Aidan David Kuo. I fell in love with the story of a 7th Century Irish saint named Aidan of Lindesfarne before we knew whether Livvy was a boy or a girl. It was said of Aidan: …he […]

Tony Blair’s speech on “Public Life” yesterday is being called the “feral beast” speech because of a specific use of the term to the media’s pack mentality in the vicious 24-hour news cycle. That is not the heart and soul […]

[Disclaimer – there are the fuzzy thoughts of a father with a four-day-old child.] Compassionate conservatism is dead. It died from neglect – Bush’s crust-less Wonder bread domestic agenda (to put it nicely) – and deception – Bush’s claims that […]

A reporter emailed asking my opinion on some conversation Paris Hilton had with Barbara Walters. Being in the midst of baby bliss, I don’t really know much about it other than that it was about God. I’m reprinting a post […]

This morning my wife Kim gave birth to a 9 lb., 5 oz. boy. He is 21 1/2 inches long and at the first gulp of air took the opportunity to scream at the top of his lungs – it […]

Releasing Paris Hilton early matters. It matters precisely because it is another example of what Sen. Obama talked about earlier this week in Virginia when he warned of a “quiet riot” in black communities that could erupt much like Los […]