Houston Oasis is a secular community that meets weekly to enjoy talks, live music, and friendship. Core Values People are more important than beliefs Reality is known through reason Meaning comes from making a difference Human hands solve human problems Be accepting and be accepted Houston Oasis Attend a Sunday gathering and enjoy great conversation, talented musicians, and … Continue reading Houston Oasis
About two months ago, I decided that I was tired of being outraged everyday after reading my social media feed. I primarily use Facebook, so I deleted my Facebook app from my iPhone and turned off notifications to my Chromebook. Within a week, I was feeling better. Less angry. Less outraged. It's become clear to … Continue reading I feel better without Facebook
Bananas Thai Cuisine is a small family owned Thai restaurant opened in 2016 in northwest Houston. Bananas Thai is a great place to unwind. I always feel happier and more relaxed after eating here. 15556 FM 529 Houston, TX 77095 (281) 463-4399 Type of food: Thai, generous portions Atmosphere: casual, calm, colorful, and very relaxing Service: … Continue reading Bananas Thai Cuisine
The First Amendment of the Bill of Rights says "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances." Congress … Continue reading Should hate speech be free speech?
Merriam-Webster defines skepticism as "an attitude of doubt or a disposition to incredulity either in general or toward a particular object". Skeptics question assertions. If someone says "there are fifteen planets in the solar system" they are making an assertion. A skeptic might say, "how do you know there are fifteen planets in the solar … Continue reading Think like a skeptic
We created this variation of The Game of Things while camping. It's quick, easy, fun, and free. Number of players: works best with groups of 5 to 10 people Supplies needed: each player needs a pen (or pencil) and some paper Length of game: 20 minutes to 1 hour (as long as it's fun) Scoring: optional How … Continue reading Fun, easy group game
What to bring? tent (with a rain fly) sleeping bag or other light blankets a cot or air mattress (the ground is pretty hard) blanket and pillow flashlight and/or head lamp an Igloo with food and bottled water clothes for all the days/nights you will be camping toiletries (soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, floss) matches (you can get … Continue reading Camping in Texas