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Monthly Archive: December 2013

Dec 30 2013

Humanist Performance Anxiety

Does this ever happen to you? I have this set of humanist values, and chief among them is the notion that since I only have one life, I want to live it to the hilt. Back when I had religious beliefs (mine were of the New Age variety, including reincarnation), I was often lazy about …

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Dec 27 2013

My Half-Century Cocktail Recipe

I’m doing a full court press in December to finish my new book, “Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why.” Deadline for going to the typesetter is January 2. So for most of December, I’ll be posting retreads traditional holiday posts, as well as a few cat pictures. …

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Dec 26 2013

Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters

I’m doing a full court press in December to finish my new book, “Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why.” Deadline for going to the typesetter is January 2. So for most of December, I’ll be posting retreads traditional holiday posts, as well as a few cat pictures. …

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Dec 25 2013

Some Thoughts on Spending Christmas Day Alone

I’m doing a full court press in December to finish my new book, “Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why.” Deadline for going to the typesetter is January 2. So for most of December, I’ll be posting retreads traditional holiday posts, as well as a few cat pictures. …

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Dec 24 2013

The True Meaning of Christmas

I’m doing a full court press in December to finish my new book, “Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why.” Deadline for going to the typesetter is January 2. So for most of December, I’ll be posting retreads traditional holiday posts, as well as a few cat pictures. …

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Dec 23 2013

White Wine in the Sun

For the 5% of you who aren’t familiar with it, here is Tim Minchin’s lovely and touching atheist/ humanist Christmas song, “White Wine in the Sun.” This is the animated version, which I just recently discovered and am very fond of. For those who celebrate it — have a happy Christmas! And for those who …

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Dec 23 2013

The Adorably Stupid Icebreaker Game from the Godless Perverts Holiday Fun Time! Plus Next Social Club January 7; Next Story Hour February 1

The Godless Perverts have posted a recap of our Holiday Fun Time festivities — including a complete reprint of our adorably stupid icebreaker game. Which means we’re definitely going to have to write a new one for next year. The icebreaker game was a sort of human scavenger hunt. We passed out sheets with 25 …

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Dec 21 2013

Axial TIlt

Axial tilt. The reason for the season. Happy Solstice, everybody! (Image created by Lore Sjöberg.)

Dec 20 2013

Seven Reasons for Atheists to Celebrate the Holidays

I’m doing a full court press in December to finish my new book, “Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why.” Deadline for going to the typesetter is January 2. So for most of December, I’ll be posting retreads traditional holiday posts, as well as a few cat pictures. …

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Dec 18 2013

The Great Gruesome Christmas Carols

I’m doing a full court press in December to finish my new book, “Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why.” Deadline for going to the typesetter is January 2. So for most of December, I’ll be posting retreads traditional holiday posts, as well as a few cat pictures. …

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