You Are Not Alone

Those atheist billboards are up in DFW Jeffrey Weiss, The Dallas Morning News, March 30, 2009 Dallas-Fort Worth area atheists and agnostics are organizing around two new billboards going up today on Interstate 35. Seven groups of freethinkers and humanists have pooled their efforts to form the new Dallas-Fort Worth Coalition of Reason to educate […]

A New Progressive Saudi Arabia

A little more decorum, please The Economist, March 21, 2009, pg49 Wow, men and women in Saudi Arabia are now practically equal. Congratulations on the progress. Thank Allah. Welcome to the twenty-first century. In a much-heralded breakthrough, Saudi Arabia recently elevated a woman to the post of deputy minister of education. But she cannot drive […]


Last week a friend introduced me to a great little dive bar just a few blocks from our house. Mulligan’s in Biddeford has free pool, draught Guinness, and everything on the menu is less than $5. Tuesday I took Kirsten for lunch. We played pool and downed a few pints of Guinness. She had a […]