On Setting Up an Easter Playlist

On Easter morning, I opened the music app on my phone and noticed something: . Spotify doesn't recommend a Resurrection Sunday playlist. Or even an Easter playlist. If it had been October 4, instead of April 4, they would have already been recommending a Christmas playlist. So why not Easter? Then it occurred to me:…

Easter and the Everglades

I recently had the opportunity to visit the Everglades National Park, where I had some close (but not too close) encounters with a number of alligators (including our friend above). During our visit, we took a tram ride along a 15-mile path. Part of the path covered an earthen canal. Our guide, Forrest (fitting name,…

Don’t Discount the Body

One of the most fascinating books I've read recently is The Body by Bill Bryson. It is full of facts, stories, and questions about the physical stuff that is so essential to who you are. For example, according to the British Royal Society of Chemistry, our bodies consist of 59 elements. Six of these account…