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January 1, 1970 Archives

A religious fiction

posted by awelborn

As magazine-followers know, a couple of years ago, the Atlantic Monthly inexplicably dumped its age-old custom of including a short story in each issue for doing instead, a yearly fiction issue. The reasoning still escapes me. Anyway, the point of […]

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Okay, okay

posted by awelborn

I went ahead and named it so your RSS feeds would show something.  I mostly didn’t do it because I don’t like the look of the title up there below the header, but there’s nothing I can do about it. […]

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Pretty big love

posted by awelborn

Big Love , the HBO series about a suburban polygamist family in Utah, is nearing the (cue HBO guy’s sonorous voice) EXCITING CONCLUSION of its second season. I wasn’t too, too interested when the show started, and was a little […]

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There is nothing I shall want
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posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

Revolutionary Road - Is it just me?
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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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