Zoom is the Splenda of human connection

My organization, like many, is 5 months into ???@#$*$#& (eff) months of working remotely. Aka, work is all Zoom all the time. (It's also a tad bit Microsoft Teams, which I'm kind of in love with for collaborative projects! Anyone else?!) Internal meetings, external meetings, trainings, celebrations, pau hanas, performance evaluations, on-boardings, board meetings, caucuses...…

The elastic self

Don't ask me why, but I was listening to a podcast on elasticity the other day. (I blame being married to a physicist. It's ruined my sense of fun.) Maybe I just more successfully avoided science classes than everyone else in high school (#winning), but there is a LOT I did not know about elasticity.…

OHPT: Thoughts on Theodicy (Chapter 16)

This chapter went down smoooooth like a good bourbon. I'm not sure why -- perhaps because I am more familiar with this aspect of philosophy and theology (and their ornery offspring philosophical theology) or perhaps because Michael J. Murray is an excellent writer and communicator? Maybe because he references Leibniz and Plantinga?? That certainly made…