Books Acquired Recently

Over the past few weeks I’ve acquired several books with holiday money that I received. Brackett, Leigh. The Long Tomorrow. 1955. Rockville, MD: Phoenix Pick, n.d. I first heard about this science fiction classic several years ago because it has Mennonite characters. More and more Mennonite SF continues to appear, so I thought now wouldContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

My Trip to the Women’s World Cup Semifinal

On Tuesday I attended the Women’s World Cup semifinal between the U.S. and Germany held at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium. It was an amazing experience! The match was a good one, especially since the U.S. won 2-0. There were over 51,000 people in attendance, and the large majority were rooting for the U.S. I have attendedContinue reading “My Trip to the Women’s World Cup Semifinal”

The U.S. Wins a Thriller Against Canada

If you weren’t watching the Olympic Women’s Soccer semifinal between the U.S. and Canada this afternoon, you suck. It was one of the most thrilling, well-played soccer matches I have seen in my twenty-plus years as a fan. Both teams played their guts out, with the U.S. scoring the winning goal in the 123rd minuteContinue reading “The U.S. Wins a Thriller Against Canada”