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May 18, 2007 Archives

Books Received

posted by awelborn

Actually, I have quite a few, all of which will have to wait until June for brief reviews, but this one came today and is rather striking – from Arcadius Press – a comic book/graphic short story publication called Stories […]

Crossing Over

posted by awelborn

A pretty fair piece on Tiber and Bosporus-crossing from a ministry magazine for charismatic churches. (Although it does end with the testimony of a former Catholic who runs a ministry "for Catholics.") h/t reader Chip

Who is this?

posted by awelborn

A beaver? Muskrat? (Click for larger view) Little ***** ate half the leaves off my cucumber plants before I caught him… (FYI, we don’t live close to water, either – the river is about a mile away, I’d say) Ah, […]

Echoes, Rising

posted by awelborn

My sons usually call me when they are on their way somewhere – to the gym, to home from church, from work to home. This morning, Second Son called as he was walking from his apartment to work – work […]

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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