From the brilliant mind of xkcd. I know kerning’s made my life a living hell more than once.
My Family Table: A Passionate Plea for Home Cooking by John Besh My rating: 3 of 5 stars I requested this from the library after hearing The Catholic Foodie talk about it with great enthusiasm. To be sure, Jeff Young is generally enthusiastic, but I’m always up for a book that encourages people to cook [...]
Found this via SFFaudio, as a free audio book from Random House. Here’s the review that I wrote for them. I wake up barefoot, standing on cold slate tiles. Looking dizzily down. I suck in a breath of icy air. Above me are stars. Below me, the bronze statue of Colonel Wallingford makes me realize [...]
Night of the Confessor: Christian Faith in an Age of Uncertainty by Tomas Halik My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a dense book … so much so, as far as I can tell, that even the back cover blurb forces the reader to slow down, absorb it, and think. Night of the Confessor [...]
BTW, gonna be scarce for a few days. Our parish’s Beyond Cana marriage enrichment retreat lost their spiritual directors (work conflict) for the retreat this weekend and Tom and I are the only back ups. So it’s a little nuts around here right now since it begins tomorrow and we’ve got to get free of [...]
… Luckily, they had a movie called Lars and the Real Girl to talk about. At A Good Story is Hard to Find podcast.
I know it is too early to be talking about Lent, really. I’m so excited by this booklet though that I just had to mention it now. I thought I was ghostwriting this for Creative Communications for the Parish. Now I see that they have my name on the cover. Woohoo! These are brief day-by-day [...]