Jas Brimstone's Blog – July 2010 Archive (5)

My dad died yesterday.

He collapsed at work. Probably a heart attack of some kind. I'll post again when I have more presence of mind to do so. That's all.

Added by Jas Brimstone on July 31, 2010 at 11:41pm — 6 Comments

Quick funny (to me) thought

On another forum I'm on there is a section for photography. Someone has been trying to take some portraits, and obviously not having much luck getting everyone to smile/look good at the same time. There has been a topic title on the forum all day today, "How many heads do I want to move?" referring, of course, to photo manipulation in order to get the portrait to look good.

So is it bad that all I can think every single time I see that thread title is the snide answer, "Well, that… Continue

Added by Jas Brimstone on July 14, 2010 at 11:02pm — 1 Comment

Blasphemy vs Animal Cruelty

After making several heated but ultimately empty threats toward my cats (who saw fit to wake me up at 5 this morning yowling to get out, yet run the other direction every time I attempted to let them out) I came to ponder the following and thought it might be yet another argument in the arsenal against the biblical god.

The bible says blasphemy is the one truly unforgivable sin, right?

I've heard many Christians define blasphemy as the same as "Taking the Lord's name in vain."… Continue

Added by Jas Brimstone on July 14, 2010 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Bracing myself for a night of hearing undue credit given to sky-daddy...

It's my mother's birthday. One year ago we were "celebrating" her birthday in the hospital surrounding her hospital bed as she fought (with the tremendous help of doctors, nurses and modern medical technology) to stay alive. After three weeks in the hospital her nurse confided in us that in 20 years of nursing she'd only seen one other patient in that bad of shape actually pull through.

A year later, she's made what I would call a complete recovery. She's on an ostomy bag, but other… Continue

Added by Jas Brimstone on July 11, 2010 at 6:36pm — 2 Comments

Molding the minds of our nation's youth... or... Woot! I got a job!

Okay, so it's not teaching Science or History or anything where I can really counteract any of the bizarre brainwashing of society by religious institutions.

But this is now officially the blog of a bona-fide high school Theatre teacher!

Interviewed this morning. Got offered the job this afternoon. Fill out paperwork and get the keys to my theatre some time next week, and then the real work begins!

This is HUGE for me and my family both as my first "real" career-type… Continue

Added by Jas Brimstone on July 2, 2010 at 11:19pm — 5 Comments



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