How I Work: Jeff Miller, The Curt Jester

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As a counterpoint to the How I Pray series, I’ve challenged other bloggers to answer Lifehacker’s How I Work questions on their own blogs for a kind of ora et labora thing. Now my uber-techie friend Jeff Miller, The Curt Jester, steps up and shames all geeks with his mad power-user skilz, yo. Jeff was [Read More...]

“Everything is diverted from its proper course”

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“In the past men were handsome and great (now they are children and dwarfs), but this is merely one of the many facts that demonstrate the disaster of an aging world. The young no longer want to study anything, learning is in decline, the whole world walks on its head, blind men lead others equally [Read More...]

How I Pray: Melanie Bettinelli

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Melanie Bettinelli is a homeschooling mother of five who blogs at The Wine-Dark Sea. Read more entries in the How I Pray series.   Who are you? I’m a wife, a stay at home mother of five kids ages 2 to 8, a homeschooler, and Texan expat wondering yet again this winter how I came [Read More...]

Cardinal Nichols Presides Over Reburial of Richard III

The remains of King Richard III, found under a parking lot 530 years after his death at Bosworth Field, were reburied in Leicester Cathedral yesterday. The Catholic archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, led the ceremony, which featured prayers, readings, plainsong, and a homily. The Cardinal celebrated a separate funeral mass at Holy Cross Church in Wellington [Read More...]

How I Work: Scott Eric Alt

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Scott Eric Alt took up the How I Work challenge. Interesting stuff: What’s your work­place setup like? Very spare and spar­tan, as you can see from the pic at the top left. If I have any kind of tech­nol­ogy around me at all when I write, I will be dis­tracted and never get any­thing done. [Read More...]

Hand of Fate [Fun Friday]

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The rise of indie game development leads to all kinds of strange and fascinating mashups of game genres that no major studio would ever put together. There’s a good reason for that: shoving deckbuilding, choose-your-own-adventure, and arena combat into one game will result in a hot mess unless it’s done with great skill.  Well, the [Read More...]

How I Work

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The How I Pray series was inspired by Lifehacker’s How I Work series, which asks tech and business folks a set of questions about their work habits.  I decided to answer those questions myself as a counterpart to the prayer series: ora et labora.  Location: The New Jersey Pine Barrens Current Gig: Writer, editor One word [Read More...]

Pre-Order “The Joys and Challenges of Family Life” For $3

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Brandon McGinley’s book, The Joys and Challenges of Family Life: Catholic Husbands and Fathers Speak Out is due out next month, but you can order it now at a steep discount. Yr humble blogger contributed a chapter about tech and the family, while writers such as  Tod Worner, Daniel Bearman Stewart, and others address first-time fatherhood, infertility, [Read More...]


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