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December 4, 2006 Archives

Stop Making Sense

posted by awelborn

Sentences, we have sentences. Lots of them. Michael the Baby’s verbal skilz are advancing by the day. He’s reached that point – that wonderful point – at which he will stand in front of you in great excitement and/or great […]

“Please keep your boarding pass in your hand”

posted by awelborn

At the airport in Izmer, found by Teresa, from Die Welt

RIP, Fr. Fuchs

posted by awelborn

Perhaps the world’s oldest living priest passed away: Father Konrad Fuchs, who has died aged 109, was reputedly the world’s oldest living Roman Catholic priest; he was also the second oldest living German and one of only eight known remaining […]

Apocalypto Reax

posted by awelborn

Informal reactions, recorded over at Looking Closer Conclusion: incredibly violent (no surprise)…but to what purpose? Is the story "worth" the violence or not? That seems to be the question.

Previous Posts

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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