Four ways we get drawn in by magical literature

Four ways we get drawn in by magical literature

At least 20% of my current to-read list...

At least 20% of my current to-read list…

Shadowed figures stare at lit boxes
Power of knowledge from all ages at their touch
Feline pleasures instead feel their eyes
And the story will continue without them.

I’ve been reading a lot lately, working my way through the Story of Fire and Ice series (aka. Game of Thrones books). I realized a trend to this series which seems to be overwhelmingly common…

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Bike rack in repose

Bike rack in repose


Future oiler?

Future oiler?


The transcendence of being

The transcendence of being

Kelly J. Rose:

It takes a couple of reads to understand, but it’s a good analysis of some pretty major philosophical structures underlying the idea of God.

Originally posted on Just Thomism:

Hypothesis: Physics and mathematics are those discourses in which Nominalism involves no immediate contradiction. 

By “Nominalism” I mean the claim that predicated natures are beings of reason.* When we say…

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IBM and Apple Team Up – And here’s why we’re excited!

IBM and Apple Team Up – And here’s why we’re excited!

Kelly J. Rose:

This is huge.

Originally posted on Blog - Panda Rose Consulting Studios, Inc.:

We here at Panda Rose have been involved with developing for the IBMi and IOS platforms since we opened up shop back in 2009.  We love the power, security and options we get for the IBMi Systems and we love the ease of use and accessibility of IOS apps. We’ve utilized IBMitechnology for large, enterprise…

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How to make coal.

How to make coal.


Oh man. I forgot how awesome Tubby Dog in Calgary truly is. Fun day back in old neighbourhood.

Oh man. I forgot how awesome Tubby Dog in Calgary truly is. Fun day back in old neighbourhood.


Yahoo! Rose family at the Calgary Stampede rodeo.

Yahoo! Rose family at the Calgary Stampede rodeo.


New bobcat exhibit at the Calgary Zoo. Never seen such a majestic animal before.

New bobcat exhibit at the Calgary Zoo. Never seen such a majestic animal before.


White flowers in the Rose garden on a cloudy day.

White flowers in the Rose garden on a cloudy day.