Still alive and enjoying Africa. I found a wifi signal so . . . some thoughts on stuff:
Alexander McQueen found dead. He was one of my favourite postmodern fashion designers, although I could never afford any of his pieces. He was also the major inspiration behind some of my Japanese designer friends. I loved the element of playfulness in his work. Great fabrics also. I didn't realize his real name was Lee McQueen.
Church Marketing Sucks offers some good advice on how your church can handle a media attack in light of the Ed Young issues this week.
Apple's iPad seems like a larger iPod but not much better since it depends on the same apps. Why buy it when you can have an iPod touch for a third of the price?