Category Archives: What Fr. Z is up to

My View For Awhile: Here goes the Sun Edition

I’m on my way to the path of the much anticipated shadow of your planet’s largest satellite.

There is a lovely sight in the sky this morning directly in the East.   The Moon has lots of Earthshine and Venus is … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Homeward

I’ve had enough heat for the time being.  Time to go.

At the airport TSA gave my bag their special attention (as I looked on) with all manner of care for restoring some decent order… not.   Thanks for that.
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Your Good News

Do you have some good news for the readership?   It’s Monday, and we all need some.
For my part, Delta finely managed to produce my luggage… at 1:30 AM.  It only took them 5 hours to get it here from … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: ORDEAL WITH @DELTA

Now for a couple of flights, one shortish and one longish.

Not much going on at this airport today.  Parking and check in and security were a breeze.
It is a fairly quick trip to see friends.
It’ll be hot, but it’s a … Continue reading

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BOOKS: My recent and future reads

Here are some titles I’ve gotten into lately.
First, this – from my Kindle wishlist – arrived from reader today and I have already started.
The Big Lie: Exposing the Nazi Roots of the American Left by Dinesh D’Souza
US HERE – UK … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Northward Bound

Time to head home. In other words, it’s time for another bout with Delta.

On my computer screen in that photo, is the text of a comment posted under my last travel post extravagantly defending Delta!  HERE.   To which I … Continue reading

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My View For A While: Parental Edition

Off I go for a brief southern sojourn.  But first, the joy of airports at Zero Dark Thirty and cramped flights.

Did I mention “cramped”?

Delta’s definition of “comfort” differs from that which most of us understand.

To experience “comfort” is this seat … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Marine Edition

Having concluded the festivities and intelllectual enhancement with Acton U, I turn my nose westward along with that of my car.
As part of the adventure, and to avoid lots of construction around Chicago I’ve opted for the ferry from Muskegon … Continue reading

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#ActonU 2017: Day 2

Day 2 started, as always, with Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form.

In another room, there is the Ordinary Form (I think they use electric piano over there).  There is also, this year, an Orthodox Prayer service and a Protestant.
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#ActonU 2017: Day 1

We have completed the first full day.
I gave my lecture today on Augustine and the City of Man.
A view of the great deco/liberty hall in the older portion of the otherwise state of art facility. I always like walking through … Continue reading

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