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July 14, 2007 Archives

Already but not yet

posted by awelborn

From the NYTimes: A woman’s account of her decision to not abort. Context: she and her husband had just moved to Mexico to pursue free-spirited writing careers. She got pregnant. No way, she thought at first. But then:


posted by awelborn

So today begins the 3 Rivers Festival, a week or so of various activities around here – overpriced food downtown, rides here and there, and arts festival, has-been musical acts. I bought a very nice piece at the arts festival […]


posted by awelborn

What I call The Children’s Museum of Atlanta. Those of you who live in Big Cities and travel in Such Circles might see this as nothing worth noting. But I have to say that it was a new scene to […]

Rising Apostles

posted by awelborn

I was startled to see this morning that The Apostles by Pope Benedict, published by OSV, has risen to around 1200 or so on Amazon. Michael says it’s because the Pope is in the news pretty constantly these days. Maybe! […]

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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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