The Meming of Life is (obviously) on hiatus while I finish writing In Faith and in Doubt.
An ever-less-frequent series of posts while I’m working on a book about the secular/religious mixed marriage. Deep into the wedding chapter now, including examples of the three general wedding flavors for secular/religious mixed couples: Sacred, Secular, and Swirl. Mine was Type I, a traditional religious wedding. No one there would have guessed there was an […]
A golden oldie. First appeared in October 2011. Our family has a longstanding relationship with the speed of light. We take care never to exceed it, for one thing, no matter how tempting. But there’s more than that. I had all sorts of light-related fascinations when I was a kid — that light had a […]
An ongoing series of posts while I’m writing In Faith and In Doubt, a book on the secular/religious mixed marriage. A few weeks ago I wrote about the difference between official Catholic doctrine and the actual beliefs of most Catholics. Later on I’ll write about the wide variation in nonreligious beliefs. Today it’s a quick […]
I really wondered what direction the publisher would go for this cover, and once again, the design team at AMACOM Books did me proud. Every cover design process gives me hives. So far they’ve all turned out really well: The non-praying mother-child hands of Parenting Beyond Belief, the curious kid on Raising Freethinkers, the solo […]