My Life, A Movie

March 16, 2005By Josh Allan DykstraLife No Comments

(This post was mostly taken from a rare journal entry of mine back in August 26, 2003. It was just returned to my thoughts by this interview with Eugene Peterson.) It seems to me that the masses of the American public, myself included, desire to live their lives in the magical moments of a movie … Read More

Adventures In The Car Pool Lane

January 26, 2005By Josh Allan DykstraLife No Comments

Ah, the car pool. Now, I understand that “pool” has different meanings, but for me it just brings to mind an image of the old community swimming pool back home, lined with fading chipped baby-blue paint and car grills and headlights bobbing up through the water. The scaredy-cars are cowering near the edges, and a … Read More

College Students

January 25, 2005By Josh Allan DykstraLife No Comments

I almost hit a college student with my car today. I didn’t, though, so don’t worry (I knew you were worried). Apparently, trying to get directions out of the (very) tiny screen of a Palm Pilot and driving are two things that the male brain should not attempt to do concurrently. So, I’m in Boulder, … Read More