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August 2008 Archives

The response…

posted by awelborn

Brendan Daly, Nancy Pelosi’s spokesman issued a statement: “The Speaker is the mother of five children and seven grandchildren and fully appreciates the sanctity of family. She was raised in a devout Catholic family who often disagreed with her pro-choice […]

Question

posted by awelborn

Does anyone out there use or know much about netbooks? (Small laptops basically just used for Internet use. Under $400 and falling, apprently. I presume it could do some word processing – well, there’s always Google Docs for that, anyway.)? […]

Helping Out

posted by awelborn

I’m a little late in posting this, but Chris Cash of the Catholic Company tells me that they’ve not met their goal yet, so there’s still a need. From the Catholic Company website: The Catholic Company has undertaken a challenge, […]

Back to school for Fred

posted by awelborn

…Barnes, that is, who declared in the WSJ that one of the reasons Kansas Governor Sebelius was probably unacceptable as an Obama VP was because she was…pro-life. Even the three Democrats Mr. Obama considered but didn’t pick — Sen. Evan […]

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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