So far this week… I have come to the conclusion that Jetpack slows everything down too much. It is uninstalled, and I have switched themes to something that automatically extracts things. I have deactivated AMP. The site is now loading… including on my cellphone, I found that if I changed the theme I could get […] Read More
One of the students at today’s lecture asked me about the death rate for lesbians and gays from suicide. I do not know of decent data on this: the problem is that no one records sexuality in a standard way. For example, Quin et al used “registered partner” as a proxy for gay marriage, as […] Read More
Administration and Lectionary Collide.
After the last couple of days, life intrudes again. The sermon at equippers church was about praise getting you out of a jail. Needed, but that night there was a storm in the Midwest. And the power went out at the webhost. (No, this blog is not hosted in New Zealand. Latency matters). So instead […] Read More
The scholars worry about what hyssop was. But it was mentioned in the Torah, and was part of the Passover ceremony. A priest used hyssop to declare a leper clean, and able to come into the camp. Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow. […] Read More
Nothing special trumps toxic virtue.
One of the women in the ladysphere is giving up blogging because what she does in her life is far more important. She’s also in a period of grieving, as happens to us all. If we live long enough. Her grandmother and father have left us over the last couple of years. And she has […] Read More