Washing off the Ash

Posted On Feb 26 2009 by

A very good friend of mine e-mailed me yesterday and asked what exactly I’m doing these days. He wondered if I’m blogging while on the treadmill (working on it), writing a novel, and performing some sort of service at my “real job.” What struck me is that he referred to my blog postings as “religious.” I guess there’s no other way to categorize it, but it still struck me as funny. I’ve never considered myself religious and still don’t. Let me explain. I’m a fairly intelligent person, though I have my moments of self-destructive idiocy. My favorite method of self-destruction …