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May 24, 2006 Archives

Hmmmm

posted by awelborn

This man at the heart of a Walker Percy story? Well maybe he’ll be a decent Will Barrett – Bill Paxton has a vague emptiness at the core of his screen presence that just might work – he’s been tapped […]

Awakened?

posted by awelborn

As some have said over and over again..when it comes to the human mind…you just never know. A drug commonly used as a sleeping pill appears to have had a miraculous effect on brain-damaged patients who have been in a […]

A report from BEA

posted by awelborn

Last week, the ginormous Book Expo America happened in Washington D.C. Michael went, and we might have all gone except for Katie being so inconsiderate as to be confirmed during that time. I hope Michael will blog on it when […]

What you do…

posted by awelborn

…when you graduate from preschool – your first full year in school, every day, all day? You get home – early, because everyone got to go home right after graduation – and for thirty minutes you just sit next to […]

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There is nothing I shall want
A couple of weeks ago, a memorial Mass for Michael was held here in Birmingham at the Cathedral. The bishop presided and offered a very nice, even charming homily in which he first focused on the Scripture readings of the day, and then turned to Michael, whom he remembered, among other things, as on

posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

Revolutionary Road - Is it just me?
Why am I the only person I know..or even "know" in the Internet sense of "knowing"  - who didn't hate it? I didn't love it, either. There was a lot wrong with it. Weak characterization. Miscasting. Anvil-wielding mentally ill prophets.But here's the thing.Whether or not Yates' original novel in

posted 9:45:04pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Books for Lent
No, I'm not going to ask you about your Lenten reading lists...although I might.Not today, though. This post is about giving books to others. For Lent, and a long time after that. You know how it goes during Lent: Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving, right?Well, here's a worthy recipient for your hard-

posted 9:22:07pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Why Via Media
How about....because I'm lame and hate thinking up titles to things? No?Okay...how about...St. Benedict? Yes, yes, I know the association with Anglicanism. That wasn't invovled in my purpose in naming the joint, but if draws some Googling Episcopalians, all the better.To tell the truth, you can bl

posted 8:54:17pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Brave Heart?
I don't know about you, but one of effects of childbirth on me was a compulsion to spill the details. All of them.The whole thing was fascinating to me, so of course I assumed everyone else should be fascinated as well in the recounting of every minute of labor, describing the intensity of discomfor

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »


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