Author Archives: tychoselk

Site upgrade at 4:45


Phase 1 of the upgrade complete…. you are free to log in and post. (It is always a good idea to compose your posts in your text editor and paste them into the form when you’re ready to post. But … Continue reading

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Secular Parenting


Several of our readers/contributors are parents, so I thought I’d point out the First Annual Parenting Beyond Belief Column Competition, from Dale McGowan, auther of the book Parenting Beyond Belief. His blog, The Meming of Life, is a terrific read and I’ve … Continue reading

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The Grandma Gambit


The following is reposted from my personal blog’s archives. Recent family events have brought this story back into my thoughts. Thank you for indulging me! My gramma had a dachshund for nearly thirty years — at least as far as … Continue reading

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Website Wonkiness


Hello! There was a server outage earlier this afternoon and when the site was restored it was from a backup from last week, before some of you even registered and before the much nicer template was installed. I’m waiting for … Continue reading

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P-G publishes a letter from one of our own


Bill K wrote a response to the Post-Gazette’s August 16th article, USC school director Daniel Iracki resigns that was published in their Letters to the Editor/South section. Amazingly it’s not the lone voice of reason on the matter. To top … Continue reading

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Missed opportunity


Guys, I wish I’d seen that Jason Rosenhouse of EvolutionBlog was going to be in Pittsburgh for that embarrassing International Conference on Creationism that plagues us annually now. I would’ve emailed him to see if he wanted (and had time) … Continue reading

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Logo-a-go-go, networking-o-rama


Did I mention our group on Atheist Nexus? If not, I should have. It brought some new faces to July’s Drinking Skeptically, and I personally cannot see a better reason to join as many social networking sites as possible than … Continue reading

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Wednesday Roundup


On Wednesdays I’m going to try and post a list of interesting skeptical and science links from the blogosphere that will give you something to read mid-week, and something to discuss when Drinking Skeptically rolls around again. Feel free to … Continue reading

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Another great turnout for Drinking Skeptically!


BillK and I estimate last night’s Drinking Skeptically turnout was in the upper twenties. We had folks who came from CFI Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Secular Freethinkers, SCS on Atheist Nexus, the Facebook groups and via an awesome plug from Skepchick.org! (How … Continue reading

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CFI Bicycle Ride this Sunday


From Tridge at the CFI Pittsburgh forum: CFI Pittsburgh will stage an informal bicycle ride this Sunday, July 27. The bike ride is set for 10:30 on Sunday morning. We can meet on the Southside at the Riverfront at the … Continue reading

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