Diversity in the Body of Christ

This past week was the district convention of the Minnesota South District of the church body to which I belong. Compared to the rest of the country, Minnesota is not thought of as a very diverse place but over the course of 24 hours at the convention I experienced a pretty impressive range of diversity.…

The Research Project – Week Twelve, Idaho Cell Phone Bones

Continuing with our emphasis on research being done by private colleges and universities, this week’s installment of The Research Project focuses on research being done at the College of Idaho. I’ve never heard of this school before but it has been in existence since 1891 and boasts some pretty amazing statistics. What caught my eye…

I’ll Have the Unusual

About two years ago I started a journal, entitled “The Journal of Daily Unusual Events”, since I maintain that just about every day something unusual happens. This past week I’ve taken time to go through my journal and pick out the top ten most unusual events from the journal. Here they are in no particular…

5,000 Guns and Counting

Nestled among the rolling hills and lakes west of Faribault, Minnesota is a remarkable store featuring 5,000 guns along with all the parts and accessories that go with them. Here are some pictures of my visit to Ahlman’s with my son-in-law and grandson. The mirror at the end of this line of guns makes it…