Thought this was clever 😉

Spencer J Smith

1. The process of growing up. How do I know when I am thinking like an adult? Is the fact that I am asking that question disqualify me from adulthood?

2. The chorus of “Racks.” This is not entirely relevant but it still bothers me.

3. Athens attractive. Only in Athens, as far as I know, do women find barefoot, unbathed men with long unkempt hair and beards universally attractive. This is not to rail against those men. I love them very much. It’s just that Ryan Gosling, Usher, Brad Pitt, Denzel Washington, Antonio Banderas, Justin Timberlake, and George Clooney are men I can admit to be attractive. I have no problem doing it. I can’t say the same for Athens attractive.

4. Why people “like to flirt.” That’s like liking to put your keys into the ignition or liking to use a fork to pick up your food or…

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First Online Publication

I submitted an article based on a post from this blog to Faithful Devotions, and they posted it as one of their Guest Posts of the day last Saturday (1/21/12).  Here it is, called “Contextualizing a New Year”…

http://faithfuldevotions.com/off-topic/contextualizing-a-new-year

Acknowledging the King

A few days ago I decided to start on the book of Daniel and read it through, a chapter or so every day.  His story is so awesome, that perhaps a movie based on the book would and could be as high quality as the Lord of the Rings trilogy–so, yes, Peter Jackson, I’m talking to you.

This morning I read Daniel 4 about the second record of King Nebuchadnezzar‘s vision, the one about the “Great Tree”.  Let me summarize the vision a little:

So, King Nebby (why not?) is laying in his bed and he sees this extraordinarily massive tree that is said to have grown… Continue reading

8th Grader Insight – Part 2

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About a week and a half ago I posted 8th Grader Insight – Part 1, and here is some more.  The students were funnier last year, but this is the best of what I gathered 😉

– “Have you ever done something really dumb?  Well, I have!”

– “Being married at the age of 16 is not smart, but my parents were in stupid love, and so I came.”

– “How do people who are fully blind go places without seeing where they’re going?  How do they cross streets without getting hit by cars?  I will have blind people reading in no time.” Continue reading