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Higgs Particle / Nothing is as Simple as It Looks

14 December 2011 This and That

While wading through coverage for the announcement about the possible discovery of the Higgs particle, I decided to do a little background research. I hopped over to wikipedia and read this description of the Higgs mechanism:

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Pulled Post About Donald Miller

5 April 2011 This and That

For a few hours I had a post up called “Donald Miller is an Idiot” a response to his recent blog post entitled “Should the Church Be Led by Teachers and Scholars?” After some thoughtful reconsideration, I’ve decided that the post was too strongly worded. I take issue with Miller’s understanding of what a “scholar” […]

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Duties New and Old

30 March 2011 This and That

On March 19th my son, Gus Howard Hebert, was born. Thanks for all of your well-wishes and congratulations. (Above is a photo of the little booger.)

My wife, Natalie, and I have been adjusting to our new family life. For almost nine years we have lived happily married and on our own. A year ago we acquired our dog, Maeby, and now we have a full-fledged family with a brand new little baby. In the last year we’ve gone from freewheeling to responsibility-laden.

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Where have you been…?

1 August 2010 This and That

Outside of a few tweets and delicious bookmarks, I’ve been pretty absent for a couple of months. Let me give you the lowdown on that; here’s what I’ve been up to…

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Tragedy in Haiti (When a Reporter Not Named Geraldo Loses It, You Know Things Are Bad)

16 January 2010 This and That

During a report titled “Aid Begins to Work Its Way Into Haiti” last Thursday, January 14th, NPR’s Jason Beaubien lost composure while describing a little girl that he was watching as she awaited medical attention.

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Withering Fig After Dark

23 December 2009 This and That

This afternoon I was sharing a late lunch with a couple of friends, including fellow blogger Edward Carson. Carson is an active blogger, posting several times a week on various topics that interest him: history, politics, religion, teaching, etc. Today he said something interesting that I hadn’t really considered before.

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New blog in the Blogroll: “The Professor”

20 November 2009 This and That

The Professor is the blog of Edward Carson, my friend and colleague at Houston Christian High School (HCHS). Carson teaches AP European History, AP US History, and World History at HCHS. His blog deals with history, politics, teaching, and current events. Carson’s always got a take, and comments are lively. So check him out!

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CoLA Call; RS LoL

20 November 2009 This and That

I graduated from the University of Texas College of Liberal Arts (UT CoLA) in May 2004. As an alumnus, I am occasionally contacted by the college in the hope that I will give them some funds. Unfortunately, they are usually unsuccessful. Last night, as I was driving home, I received a call from a young […]

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This Week’s Links (August 2, 2009)

8 August 2009 This and That

Items linked to from Withering Fig’s Twitter account for the week of August 1-8, 2009. Includes posts by Jake Belder, James McGrath, John Piper, Adam Walker Cleaveland, Tim Stevens, Jonathan Brink, John Hobbins, Jared Wilson, Charles Lee, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel, Spike Jonze, and Conan O’Brien!

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This Week’s Links (July 31, 2009)

31 July 2009 This and That

Items linked to from Withering Fig’s Twitter account for the week of July 18–24, 2009. Includes posts by César Baldelomar, Josh Hale, John Piper, Tyler Braun, Justin Wise, Brandon Wason, Pat McCullough, Drew Tatusko, PCUSA, Carlos Whittaker, Carol Howard Merritt, Kem Meyer, Tony Jones, Jonathan Brink, and Kurt Brandemihl.

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