A long, overdue update on a few things…

I will first apologize for not posting in almost a month. I have been busy writing comic books (yeah, sounds cool every time I say it) and for the last two weeks I have been sicker than a dog. I was diagnosed with bronchitis and I’ve been hacking, snorting and all that gross stuff. I’m feeling much better now but am still very sore and tired from the ordeal.

Speaking about my health… I saw a specialist earlier this week to discuss the ongoing battle of the bulge, aka the battle with my weight. I’m down 2 lbs from my last visit but because of my current weight, weak joints and very high blood pressure… the specialist asked me to consider surgery. The want to do what’s called a ‘Gastric Sleeve’; a surgical procedure in which the stomach is reduced to about 25% of its original size, by surgical removal of a large portion of the stomach along the greater curvature. The result is a sleeve or tube like structure.

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An update about the Wedding, Comics and a Suspension

It’s been a very interesting week, so I’ll get right to it.

Last week’s wedding went without a hitch. No one brawled and were well behaved, which made it a special night for the bride and groom. Poor seating choices almost caused chaos but cooler heads prevailed and the wedding was much more than I thought it would be. The food was great, the tent turned out to be a pavilion of some sort and the service was a short and very sweet twenty minutes.

I had a good time crossing the border for the wedding. It allowed me to do a little US shopping before heading back to the great white north. I spent most of my money on groceries for myself and the boys… treats we can’t get at our stores that the kids will enjoy. I had so much fun shopping, I’m gonna have to get Chris to rent a car so we can do it again… especially when I have more money to burn away.

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Monday School: What Would Jesus Drink?

 
Monday! Time once again for – yep, you guessed it – Monday School. It’s STILL “The Rational Corrective To All That Nonsense They Tried To Teach You Yesterday!” but by all means feel free to think of it as “The Sensible Alternative To Christian Superstitions” if you prefer.

Today’s Lesson: What Would Jesus Drink: Does the Bible approve or disapprove of the consumption of alcohol?

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Monday School: Quebec’s Controversial Charter of Values

 
Its Monday, which means it’s time for Monday School! Your ‘Rational Corrective To All That Nonsense You Learned Yesterday!’

Not only is Monday School back but today I am bringing a very hot topic to the table. I expect to see some harsh notes from this entry but I expect that every time I post an entry about religion. Sometimes it happens, sometimes it doesn’t. I’m curious to see which way it goes today.

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Monday School: Is it finally time to tax the Churches?

 
It’s Monday! It’s Monday! It’s time once again for Monday School! Another installment of the ‘Rational Corrective To All That Nonsense You Learned Yesterday!

This week, I’m going to tackle an interesting question: Do the Churches as we see them today function as a charity or a business?

This subject came to me because of an event I was invited to last weekend but was unable to attend. Various atheists in the city were invited to attend a conversation that was to take place at an RC Church between their people and some non-believers. The purpose of the event was according to the organizers was to ‘foster mutual understanding and friendship among believers and non-believers through conversation, music and a social gathering’.

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Monday School: Crazy things that are actually in the Bible!

 
All the kiddies are back in school… so it’s time for us to crack the books again as well. It’s time once again for Monday School! More of that ‘Rational Corrective To All That Nonsense You Learned Yesterday!’

Today is going to be like show and tell. And entry where we’ll review something I am sure that a lot of Atheists are aware of, but shockingly enough… not many Christians are. People continuously ask myself and countless other Atheists to read the bible. That reading this book will explain everything to us and show us the way.

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Monday School: Atheist parents win a big court battle

 
After a few weeks of technical difficulties… it’s time once again for Monday School! The ongoing ‘Rational Corrective To All That Nonsense You Learned Yesterday!’

Today’s lesson is a very interesting one, basically because it extends to the idea of equal rights. If you give one person a right to do something, you pretty much have to grant that same right to everyone else. For example, if you allow Gideons to hand out bibles to school kids, you should allow Muslims and even Atheists the same right to do the same. Kind of a no brainer, right?

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