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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Lentil Soup 1

I had a strong hankering for Lentil Soup. As a matter of fact, I have had this hankering since I had some in Detroit recently.
Winter is soup season, and it is definitely winter here: temp 7°F.
I found a few good … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Of Storks and Self-absorbed Promethean Neopelagians

Do you remember the fable by Aesop about the Fox and the Stork?  Sometimes it is the Fox and the Crane.
The fox invited the stork to supper.  Fox serves a bowl of soup. Fox can lap from the bowl, but … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Christological Goldfinch Sighting!

I am at the Detroit Institute of Art for the day. After the court decision, some of the art here will surely be sold off. Ah the fruit of the decades long efforts of liberal democrats!
In any event…
This … Continue reading

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On the road

Today began with a long drive and big breakfast. I rather like road trips.

UPDATE
I am in my native place and have met a friend who is on the Minneapolis PD. We have begun to kill some paper.

NB: muzzle flash!
I tried … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile

As I wing my way away from Gotham.

Just a glimpse or two of some wonderful moments from my stay.
A stroll in Central Park with all the leaves changing.

A detail of a medieval Sacramentary from the Hildesheim exhibit at the Met … Continue reading

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A New York Minute

I have met friends at a favorite place in the East Village.

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The Feeder Feed: cabinet edition

At the Met there is a marvelous cabinet that belonged to Card. Barbarini who became Urban VIII. Don’t worry about the number of tassels. The varied.

There are some whimsical depictions of birds, including a reversal of fortune! … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile

Not quite fully rested or completely without traces of the crud I picked up in Roma, but more or less shipshape.

On the way in, an interesting view.

UPDATE:
Hot sour soup and platitude.

Alas the place has slipped a bit, though lunch isn’t … Continue reading

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My View For A While

Ah! the distinction, the allure, the romance, the prestige of travel.
If you are ever flying through Rome – Terminal 5 would make certain people from the 1930′s proud – and you are tempted to get a day pass for the … Continue reading

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Rome Update: Of chasubles and cheese

Even though we have apparently now moved into a time when nothing can be beautiful again in the liturgy and we are entirely focused on cars with at least 100k miles, market forces are till at work in Rome.
I stopped … Continue reading

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