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June 14, 2006 Archives

If Daddy’s out of town…

posted by awelborn

…it means 2 and 1/2 hours in the park. Well, not all that time in the park. There’s the trip there: (Obviously no double strollers or fancy jogging strollers here. And yes, both are ambulatory. But we wanted a 2 […]

Expecting the Unexpected

posted by awelborn

Well, I’ve been meaning to write something like this for a while – not in response to virulent anti-breeders, but simply on how parenting is a delightful experience in hanging out with other fun humans. If you choose to look […]

Random thought #2

posted by awelborn

Sitting on the back porch, writing about the Psalms. A 5-year old dashes about in the yard, protecting me – and the rest of the world, I’m thinking –  from evil. Summer is my favorite time of year.

Random thought #1

posted by awelborn

Michael told me the other night of a news story he’d read indicating that the more plugged in a young person is, the more anxious and depressed they are. Now, there could be an inverse relationship as well – that […]

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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? 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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