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Tolkien and Catholicism discussion

Tonight (Monday Nov 14) I will lead a discussion on Catholicism and the Lord of the Rings.  USU Catholic Newman Center (795 N 8000 E), 7pm. All are welcome

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Mr Rogers Neighborhood

I have been spending a lot of time this summer doing two things, one professional and one personal.  Professionally I have undertaken a substantial overhaul of my USU courses (objectives, assignments).  Personally, I have spent a lot of time doing … Continue reading

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RIP, Abby

My beloved chocolate lab, Abby, died today.  She was almost 8 years old.  She was diagnosed with a very aggressive bone cancer for which there was no real treatment. I’ll admit that Abby was the kind of dog that only … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs fire

Things are really scary in my hometown of Colorado Springs.  Friends who still live in town tell me that it looks like hell on earth.  My brother-in-law is a police officer in town who has been helping evacuate neighborhoods.  People … Continue reading

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An exercise in silence

Some of my students signed up a few weeks ago for an extra credit project.  The project required them to stay away from glowing screens (cell phones, television, facebook, twitter, etc) for two weeks. Of 150 students, 53 signed up … Continue reading

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Blog moving

Apple’s MobileMe service will be discontinued soon so I will no longer have a host for this blog. As a result, I have moved and re-branded my blog. Go to for my new blog.

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Welcome to the Saint Socrates site and blog

Welcome to my newly “re-branded” blog!  It is still somewhat under construction, but I am officially shutting down my old mobileme blog and moving to this site.

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