Daily Archives: 6 June 2012

Have I missed something?

I read on the SSPX site for the USA that SSPX Bp. Fellay has asked the Society’s members to
“renew the Consecration of the Society of St. Pius X to the Sacred Heart of Jesus on Friday, June 15, the Feast … Continue reading

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A great video of the Transit of Venus.

I feel dreadful from this cold.  But this was cool enough to clear my head for a few seconds.
A great video of the Transit of Venus.

There are lots of other great videos of the Transit out there now.  Take a … Continue reading

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Kusunda

Created things pass away.
Here is an interesting I found at dictionary.com:
Obscure language isolate will die with this woman
Seventy-five-year-old Gyani Maiyi Sen is the only native fluent speaker of Kusunda in the world, and linguists are rushing to record the unique … Continue reading

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In living, and dying, color.

Someone sent a link to rare color photos from World War II.
Here is one:

And another:

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My idea of concelebration

Here’s my idea of “concelebration”.

The other kind should be safe, legal and rare.

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Prayer request

Will you please say a prayer or two that I get over this annoying and rather bad head cold I have picked up? I haven’t had a cold from all last fall and through the winter, only to get … Continue reading

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You are not special.

A reader sent me a link to an interesting High School Commencement address… which sounds like a contradiction in terms.
It occurred at a school in Massachusetts. Have a quick read without worrying about the local references. The point will be … Continue reading

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Strawberry Moon

Yesterday (and early today) was the super rare Transit of Venus, but a while back there was a spiffing eclipse of the Moon.
Here is a great photo from Astronomy Pic of the Day, of said eclipse over Cody, WY, an … Continue reading

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