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February 12, 2007 Archives


posted by awelborn

Marcotte resigns from her Edwards campaign gig But not before Rod Dreher discovers her true identity… But…maybe she could get a job at a "Catholic university in the Jesuit and Mercy traditions?" Oh, and related…do check out Justin Katz for […]


posted by awelborn

I finished the first draft. Unthinkable to me that I would ever, ever actually start and finish writing a novel. I have 5 unfinished attempts in various drawers and computer files, but this one is done, and not terrible. As […]

Books received

posted by awelborn

I have threatened to do this before, but this time, I’m going to stick to it. This week, barring big news, most of my blog posts will be bookblogging. I have too much else to do to spend time newshounding. […]

Happy Darwin Day..

posted by awelborn

…with a twist. STRIKE UP THE BAND! Around the world today, February 12, admirers of Charles Darwin will celebrate the great man’s 198th birthday with lectures, concerts, and exhibits. Darwin Day, as it’s called, is meant to be cheerful, with […]

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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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