Daily Archives: 5 May 2008

iphone news

Very cool.  Iphone is adding Chinese character recogition. Screen shots posted on Chinese site wretch.cc allege that iPhone firmware 2.0 has added support for Chinese handwriting recognition in addition to a revamped (albeit non-recognition) Japanese interface. While that’s still light … Continue reading

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Thanks for a day brightener

The sight of the FedEx truck coming up the drive did make my day. Many thanks go out to AJ who sent me some very nice Chinese white tea, from the amazon wish list. I am most beholden and it … Continue reading

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D. of Charlotte: TLM training for priests

This is an interesting report: The Catholic News & Herald, May 2, 2008Back to the ‘old Mass’Several parishes now offering Mass in extraordinary formby KATIE MOOREstaff writer CHARLOTTE — In December 2007, 14 priests from the Diocese of Charlotte participated … Continue reading

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Holy Smoke: Pope wants the Latin Mass everywhere

Damien Thompson at Holy Smoke on the Daily Telegraph, snarks some English bishops … again. This seems to be a follow up on what we posted here, namely that Card. Castillon Hoyos is saying that the Holy Father wants the … Continue reading

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That’s just… wrong…

Oh… no no no no no   I am reminded a little of this: [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDZemJBhPzo]

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What squirrels will do for a meal

It will not come as a surprise to WDTPRSers that I hate squirrels.  They are, to my mind, cuter versions of rats. I how they analyze ways both to attack the bird feeders and even get into the house.  A … Continue reading

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A fascinating development in Paris

A friend alerted me to something truly fascinating. Here is a photo. This is the Very. Rev. Msgr. François Fleischmann celebrating Holy Mass with the 1962 Missale Romanum at the Chapelle Saint-Paul in Paris.  Msgr. is a canon, and the … Continue reading

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Where are you?

It has been a while since I gave you a snapshot of different places in the world where some of you readers are when you visit WDTPRS. These place names are only approximations.  Don’t worry if you don’t see your … Continue reading

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