The Fun is in the Fixing
I started the day working on the 2005 Nissan Altima that Hagan drives (and Sydney, too, when she's home). The left front would shudder quite noticeably when braking. I figured it would be a warped rotor, so I had planned t...
Posted on March 6th, 2021
On Monday, I finished and submitted the entry on Modality and Mood for the forthcoming Baker Encyclopedia of Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics. I had already submitted previously entries for Appraisal Theory and for Commands and Prohibitions...
Posted on March 3rd, 2021
My forthcoming book, The Interpersonal Metafunction in 1 Cor 1-4: The Tenor of Toughness , is progressing nicely. I carefully proofread the initial typeset proofs and provided corrections. Also, I produced both author and scripture indices. As yo...
Posted on February 20th, 2021
State of the Driveway and Sidewalk (Feb 17, 2021)
We were blessed with another 4.5 to 5 in. of snow overnight. I grabbed the shovel at 9:00 AM. By 10:20 AM, here was the state it was in.
Another shot:Here's a broader shot:Yes, the mailbox is almos...
Posted on February 17th, 2021
I received the typeset proofs of my book, The Interpersonal Metafunction in 1 Cor. 1–4: The Tenor of Toughness, from Brill last Friday (Jan 22). Now it's time to do a final proofread and to create the Name/Author and Scripture indexes. Deadline is...
Posted on January 24th, 2021
At my last oil change, the tech told me that my cam cover gasket was leaking. So, I told him that I'd do that job myself (BTW, I don't change my own oil because I have no way to dispose of the used oil). Today was the day!
Cover removed Inspection...
Posted on January 16th, 2021
Instead of cake, my wife bakes strawberry rhubarb cream pie, my favorite pie (the crust is homemade, too, btw)!
[Update (Jan 4 at 7:30 PM)]
Posted on January 5th, 2021