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random thoughts after going to a TX State panel

Can religion and science coexist in a our theology and philosophy?  That was the topic at a panel discussion I attended on the TX State campus last Thursday.  The University is hosting a series of panels to promote religious diversity on campus.  The general public is invited to attend, and since I was not already booked that I night, I decided to check it out.

There were six men and women on the panel.  They ranged from a Read the rest of this entry


April Fool’s Day

One of my favorite pranks:

1998: Burger King published a full page advertisement in USA Today announcing the introduction of a new item to their menu: a “Left-Handed Whopper” specially designed for the 32 million left-handed Americans. According to the advertisement, the new whopper included the same ingredients as the original Whopper (lettuce, tomato, hamburger patty, etc.), but all the condiments were rotated 180 degrees for the benefit of their left-handed customers. The following day Burger King issued a follow-up release revealing that although the Left-Handed Whopper was a hoax, thousands of customers had gone into restaurants to request the new sandwich. Simultaneously, according to the press release, “many others requested their own ‘right handed’ version.”

Guys Night Out

Sunday Night, I joined up with a couple of the guys from church for a little night out.  We took our laptops to Texenza Coffee Shop and filled out our NCAA Men’s BB Tourney brackets, then slipped over to Pluckers for some wings.  There are several levels of hot wings and then there is the XXXXXX Hot wings, also called “Fire in the Hole”.   Will Krauss ate about 5 or 6 of those, Mike Tapia ate 2 or 3 and I ate only 1.  It was so hot that I almost felt my tongue melting.  It was the hottest thing I had ever eaten.  The waiter said that they take their hottest sauce and then mix in ground-up habeneros.  OUCH.

I was wondering….WHY…while I gussled down ice cold water.  I still don’t have an answer other than it was an unforgettable night with 3 friends.  That is hard to beat.


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Don’t Buy Stuff You Can’t Afford

Check out this video.  Educational!

Hulu – Saturday Night Live: Don’t Buy Stuff.


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