Monthly Archives: March 2017

To Savage and the stranger on guns

Last year there were the mass shooting in the Orlando club.  Shortly afterwards, a spokeswoman for the national pink pistols had published an essay on guns making people safer. Within a few hours, the local Seattle alternative newspaper had published its rebuttal.  The rebuttal is by Dan Savage and he manages to suggest that Nicki […]

The 1-hour version of self-defense class by Fighting Chance Seattle, Tuesday 03/28/17

This morning (Tuesday, March 28, 2017) I attended a shortened version of the mostly women’s self-defense class led by persons from “Fighting Chance Seattle.” Fighting Chance Seattle is a martial arts studio or club with a monthly class on the topic of women’s self-defense. The studio or club was in the news after an attack […]

Twin Peaks sixth normal visit

I had a lunch at Twin Peaks at about 2 on Sunday.  The person who took the order was named Maddie.  She did not talk or interact much, but she looked pretty in her version of tanga thong, worn for their week-long Saint Patrick’s day party! The restaurant seems more busy than some other afternoons. […]

Does God not do things God has said?

Back in 1996 I was browsing in a Christian bookstore in Burien.  At the time I was discussing the Bible and Catholicism with a friend who was Catholic and I was also visiting a local Nazarene church and I had a hope that God would restore a church with the good in it that a […]