An Interview with Prof. Rufel F. Ramos

Back in May 2017, a journalism student interviewed me as an assignment and then made it into a very very VERY low-budget video. I didn't know until a few months ago that he uploaded it on YouTube with the privacy settings set to the default "public". I'm not bothered by that because, well, I'm a … Continue reading An Interview with Prof. Rufel F. Ramos

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“It’ll Be Over Faster than You Thought or Hoped To Be”

A few days ago, I read this Washington Post article, "Why Half of the Life You Experience Is Over By Age 7". While the person who shared it on Facebook commented on the importance of homeschooling her young children because their childhood ends so quickly, my thoughts went to the other side of the timeline … Continue reading “It’ll Be Over Faster than You Thought or Hoped To Be”

10: Physicists, Philosophers & Fools for God

Thanks to my infant baptism and then subsequent Sunday school classes that lead up to my first Confession and Communion when I was eight years old, I had saints’ cards, prayer cards, and even a “How to Receive the Sacrament of Penance” card. However, not once did I read the actual Bible. Even though I … Continue reading 10: Physicists, Philosophers & Fools for God

6: Lewis, the Library & the Dynamic Duo

My seventh and eighth grade years blur together in my mind. From late 1984 through mid-1986, I watched the early morning anime Robotech (when channel 11 no longer showed Star Blazers) before my school’s first bell, which I could hear across the street from my and Wendy’s bedroom. Having quit piano lessons after sixth grade, … Continue reading 6: Lewis, the Library & the Dynamic Duo