This changes everything: a revolutionary ketchup bottle

Memorial Day cookouts may never be the same, if this sucker ever gets into the marketplace. [Read more...]

Where playing is like praying

The great Dan Barry of the New York Times captures something mysterious and nostalgic in this essay about playing basketball on a Sunday morning in a chilly Catholic school gym.  Turns out, it’s a lot like church: Bowed and gasping after each game, I feel the mysterious tug on my basketball jersey that tells me [Read More...]

Here’s something you’ve probably never seen before: a white zebra

Reallly. Her name is Zoe.  Read all about her here. And yes, her eyes really are blue. [Read more...]

Now I won’t feel so bad when people yawn during my homilies

There are other factors at work.  Or, at least, that’s what this guy says.  I’ll buy that. [Read more...]

Brain freeze: artist turns communion wine into popsicles

I confess: it took every ounce of fortitude I could muster to refrain from using the word “pope-sicle” in the headline. From Joanne at Egregious Twaddle: Bad enough I’m always torn between explaining to my artist friends that being a faithful Catholic is not drinking the Kool-Aid and explaining to my faithful Catholic friends that [Read More...]

“24 Hour Protection”

Spotted by my goddaughter Branda, during a morning walk in California: [Read more...]

People who live in glass houses

Well, you can now do that in Japan. I have two questions. 1. Where’s the bathroom? 2. Don’t you need a lot of Windex? Check out more pictures here. [Read more...]

How New Yorkers say “Thank you, Mom”

If you somehow missed Mother’s Day, it’s not too late to say “Thank you, Mom.”  Check out how these New Yorkers did it. [Read more...]

Happy Mother’s Day, from Google

In case anyone has missed it, here’s the disarming Mother’s Day doodle on the Google home page — animated.  They also have a posting on their blog about moms and technology. Happy Mother’s Day! [Read more...]

“Does she have cooties?”: Catholic school forfeits baseball game over girl on opposing team

Details: A fundamentalist Arizona Catholic high school is refusing to play in a baseball final as their opponent’s team includes a girl on second base. Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic school, in Phoenix, will forfeit the final rather than play against Mesa Preparatory Academy because 15-year-old Paige Sultzbach is on their team. The fundamentalist Catholic [Read More...]


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