Have you heard about this whole Berenstein/Berenstain Bears controversy? Earlier this week, a coworker asked if I was familiar with the popular series of children’s books that features a family of bears. Yes, I told her. Of course. I grew up with the books, and read them to my kids when they were young, as well.Continue reading “In This Corner: Team BerenstEin”
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Do You Believe in Fate?
Do you believe in Fate? Many people scoff at the idea of a predetermined course of events setting the stage for their lives. They prefer to believe in the concept of free will (which, admittedly, is easier to stomach – who wouldn’t rather maintain control of their own destiny? The idea of “The Universe” (orContinue reading “Do You Believe in Fate?”
Why Are There No Dinosaur Ghosts?
Maybe it’s the Rapture that wasn’t, or the lobsters we murdered last week in celebration of my mom’s birthday. Either way, I’ve been pondering a lot of life’s bigger questions lately. I’m no theologian, and my spiritual journey thus far has been bedeviled (pardon the pun) by detours and u-turns galore. Trying to figure outContinue reading “Why Are There No Dinosaur Ghosts?”