Daily Archives: 15 January 2013

A note about registering to comment here

First, let me post a smile with my signature icon, so that you know that, even as I mean business, I am in a pleasant mood.
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Once again, I am getting lots of registrations from spammers.  I eliminated dozens of the … Continue reading

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WARNING! Herein is cuteness!

Sent by a reader.
This two-year-old has a bright future.
Ex ore infantium…

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A day with S.W.A.T.

I had a great day today with Minneapolis S.W.A.T.

This was built around a Ford F550.
As it happens, this here blog is known to a member of the S.W.A.T. unit of my native place.  I had an invitation when in town … Continue reading

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Monk by monk

Good news.
The monks from Fontgombault (who founded Clear Creek in the Diocese of Tulsa) are going to repopulate a French monastery.

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Video by Hollywood stars about guns followed by the reality check video

Don’t you wish sometimes that you never… I mean never… saw or heard Hollywood stars when they weren’t actually in a show or movie?
Some of these people are getting into the gun-control issue. Strikes me as a bit hypocritical.
The original…

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San Buenaventura in Ventura, California

Thanks to a reader I saw this at Eponymous Flower:
Pastor Determines Latin Mass “Disturbs” Tourists
Edit: We just received a discouraging letter from a friend about a Latin Mass Community in the Los Angeles, California area. There has been a Mass … Continue reading

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Things fall apart

From Sr. Mary Ann Walsh at the USCCB HQ:
American Girl Catholic School Uniform
Catholic schools are in vogue. Proof: You can buy a Catholic school uniform for an American Girl doll. In your favorite plaid. You can find them for Barbie … Continue reading

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Monday Supper

My literary group met yesterday. We are reading Yeats these days.
I made supper for 9.
Some images (sorry… no long explanations. Busy day).
The Christmas Pudding!

I begin the broth for Tortellini in Brodo.  It isn’t quiet enough to open the can of … Continue reading

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