O Me of Little Faith
July 2008 Archives

I know. I said there’d be no more blog posts this week, but I had to toss this one in just for fun. I took my little digital camera with me on the backpacking trip, and had the inspired idea …Read More

This will be a short posting week here at ye olde blog. I spent last weekend backpacking with friends in Colorado and will spend the next weekend with the family at Sea World and Fiesta Texas in San Antonio. These …Read More

Office lighting is SO unflattering. I usually look a lot more Brad Pitt-like. So…you like the video? Should I do this more often? How much of my Texas accent comes through? (Comments are welcome.)

Hurricanes are no laughing matter, especially for those affected by high winds, evacuation, and flooding. But sometimes their names are pretty funny. And I can’t help it. All day yesterday I saw headlines about Dolly “lashing” Texas — or whatnot …Read More

We’re all guilty of the crime of self-Googling. You’ve done it. I’ve done it. We’ve all done it. Maybe we flat-out Google ourselves manually (which sounds dirty but usually isn’t), or we get all advanced about it and set up …Read More

There are three things I am loving today, and they are as follows: 1. MacGyver. Farhad Manjoo — former “Machinist” columnist at Salon who just recently joined the team at Slate — writes about the equal doses of brilliance and …Read More

I was about to start off this post by saying, “Not to toot my own horn, but…” and then I stopped. Because I realized I was, in fact, about to toot my own horn. Because any time someone starts a …Read More

One of my favorite TV shows growing up was The Wonder Years. For a variety of reasons, one of which may or may not have involved having a crush on Winnie Cooper. One of the things I always loved about …Read More

Anyone up for some advance, listy content from Pocket Guide to the Afterlife (one of three Pocket Guides to release next summer)? More than any of the other Pocket Guides I’ve written, this one — about heaven and hell and …Read More

We’re back from Chicago. If you want, feel free to read all about our trip at places other than this blog. At the sports blog Prayers for Blowouts, where I’m a contributor, I recap the two Cubs games we watched. …Read More