Astrology at the New York Times — Why Evolution Is True

In the past couple of days we’ve seen the Guardian tout astrology twice, and now the Globe and Mail. What I’d forgotten is that the New York Times has also been doing it occasionally—certainly more often than the Paper of Record should. For evidence, see Greg Mayer’s survey last year of the NYT’s treatment of […]

Astrology at the New York Times — Why Evolution Is True


Golden” is a song by English singer Harry Styles from his second studio album Fine Line (2019). The song was written by Styles alongside Mitch Rowland, Tyler Johnson and Kid Harpoon, with Johnson and Harpoon handling the production and co-production, respectively. The song was serviced to contemporary hit radio formats in the United Kingdom on 23 October 2020 as the album’s fifth single, and adult contemporary radio formats in the United States on 26 October 2020 as the album’s third single in the country.

A Life Well Lived —

Please turn with me in your Bibles to Luke Chapter 2. Every Christmas we as Christians focus on the Baby Jesus in the manger, the Shepherds who came to see the Child, the Wise Men traveling to Bethlehem, a virgin named Mary and Joseph her betrothed. We think about the original Grinch, King Herod, who not only hated Jesus (though He was but a toddler), but was evil enough to order the assassination of all the children in Bethlehem. Yet God was faithful, is faithful, and will always be faithful. While we focus on the various elements of the Christmas story, others focus on anything but that. Many contemplate and follow through on suicide, as the holiday season brings increased sadness to those who have lost loved…

A Life Well Lived —

Time To Cruise Is Not Now — One Woman’s Quest

Is there an itinerary for this lockdown?I watch as engagements line up Adventure-seekers, eager to connectwillingly engage, purchase a ticket How I would give my life to be a parthop aboard a sailing ship, escape Except disability has recalled my passport;I am a vehicle without fuel, grounded Disappointment and I watch as familiar faces venture […]

Time To Cruise Is Not Now — One Woman’s Quest

🎵 SAM SMITH – Diamonds

Diamonds” is a song by British singer Sam Smith, released through Capitol Records on 18 September 2020 as the second single from their third studio album, Love Goes (2020). The song was written by Smith with its producers Shellback and OzGo. A remix of the song by British DJ Joel Corry and an acoustic version were released on 9 October 2020.

“Diamonds” is a breakup song that sees Smith “snarl[ing] like Gloria Gaynor in divorce court”. Samantha Hissong of Rolling Stone called the song “three minutes and 34 seconds of catharsis.”