Origin of Life

As I pulled out of the driveway this morning, I noticed a caterpillar climbing the post that holds the basketball hoop. It’s early Spring here in Georgia, and there are caterpillars. A few weeks ago there were tadpoles in the pond. Both butterflies and frogs do this metamorphosis thing. Caterpillars become butterflies; tadpoles become frogs. … More Origin of Life

Sri Lanka Easter Attacks: 270 Murdered; 450 Injured

  “At least six explosions were reported this morning at three churches in Kochchikade, Katana, and Batticaloa and three five-star hotels in Colombo, police said. “Explosions were reported at St. Anthony’s Church in Kochchikade, Kotahena and St.Sebastian’s Church in Katuwapitiya, Katana. “Explosions were also reported at three five-star hotels, the Shangri-La, Cinnamon Grand and Kingsbury … More Sri Lanka Easter Attacks: 270 Murdered; 450 Injured

You don’t know?

A man and his wife are headed home. They’re walking down a stone-paved road descending westward toward their town. They’re talking about the same thing everyone else is taking about—the events of the weekend. A man approaches and walks next to them. The couple doesn’t recognize him. Their eyes were kept from recognizing him. The … More You don’t know?

Will She Make It Out Of Pakistan Alive?

“Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced that Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who last year was saved from death row after being accused of blasphemy against Islam, will soon leave Pakistan to be reunited with her family.”—The Jerusalem Post. According to the article, Ms. Bibi’s documentation is now ready, and she is set to … More Will She Make It Out Of Pakistan Alive?

Who or Whom?

Johnny Carson’s earliest fame came from the 1950s and 1960s game show “Who do you trust?” I remember that the title itself was, by some, considered grammatically incorrect; the critics preferred “whom.” Language changes over time. New words are added, words become less used, some words are just dropped altogether. And no, don’t get me started … More Who or Whom?