Tuesday, December 20, 2005

the long silence...

The GRE goes down tomorrow at 4pm. By 8, I'll have my life back. Things will get louder then. For now, I must get to bed to get the recommended "good night's sleep".

Saturday, December 10, 2005

great moments in fatherhood

The boys and I watched some Mythbusters this morning and one of the myths involved an elevator dropping in free fall nine floors with a dummy inside. Needless to say, the dummy ("Buster") was annihilated in the fall.
We turn off the show, I leave the room for a minute and come back to see the boys holding Mrs. Potatohead off the couch, ready for a drop. Not satisfied with the resulting carnage, they decide they want to drop her from more height to see what will happen. I would like to say, for the record, that apart from genetics, I contributed nothing to this appetite for destruction.

Mrs. Potatohead Pre-fall

In "Flight"

The Carnage

Our Very Own "Buster"
It's enough to make a dad very proud. It's also enough to make a mom very concerned for the future.
Silly impressionable youngsters.

Monday, December 05, 2005

to celebrate the season i give you. . .

... the cavalcade of bad nativities.
My personal favorite?
Rubber Duckie Baby Jesus
ht to Becky over at grrrl meets world


Saturday, December 03, 2005

seeing Jesus everywhere

No, not like that.
In looking at one story of a man who has found the image of Jesus in the dirt on the tailgate of his truck (of course it's in Texas), I started wondering what other places Jesus has popped up recently. So in the spirit (Spirit?) of Truck-Dirt Jesus I bring you...

Apartment Window Jesus (Fort Worth, Texas)

Fish Bone Jesus (Luther, OK)

Shower Mold Jesus (Pittsburg, PA)

Dental X-Ray Jesus (Pheonix, AZ)

Oyster Shell Jesus (Switzerland)

Maple Tree Jesus (Rochester, NY)

Sand Dune Jesus

Tortilla Jesus
For those of you in need of your own personal appearance, here's a link to instructions for creating your very own Jesus Toast.
That's right, we provide nothing but the best in information and education here at curious wonder.
What does it say that even the "faithful" are so desperate to see Jesus that they flock to see Him in shower mold?

Thursday, December 01, 2005

things you need to experience to believe

Just a couple of spots to waste a few minutes and be amazed.
First this video -- it's from the pastor of Victory Christian Center in Tulsa and shows him being punched by a man during the altar call of their service. Most of the video is his response (which by the way is pretty impressive).
ht to the leadership blog for the link

If punching pastors isn't your thing (and here's hoping it isn't), check out this audio
of a guy calling a church to offer his opinion on the worship leaders during the service. It's hysterical, and even if it isn't real, this call has been made to a church somehwere.
To make things even better, there is also a dance remix of the concerned caller.
ht to Dan Kimball for the link
What a strange and wonderful place you are, O Internet.