Deflategate: Why I Care About a Little Air

Despite the fact that I live in the Pacific Northwest, I was prepared to root for the Patriots in this Super Bowl, for the first time of my life. I’m not that big a fan of the way the Seahawks play football (the American kind, with the diamond shaped ball), and I’ve always had a … Continue reading Deflategate: Why I Care About a Little Air

Where Milton’s Paradise got Lost

Having read most of the great classic epics—the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Aeneid—I’ve been wanting to read Paradise Lost for some time. I read C. S. Lewis’ introduction, which I greatly enjoyed, and it piqued my curiosity to finally sit down and read the poem. I was prepared for formal speeches and the ritual … Continue reading Where Milton’s Paradise got Lost