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December 30, 2017
In Which I Make Resolutions For The New Year
Santa is really all about grace, or should be. There shouldn't be any seeing you...
December 26, 2017
Its going to take me weeks to recover from the stupor of this moment. I,...
December 20, 2017
10 Steps to a Stress Free Christmas
The main headline on Drudge this morning--well, that one above the headline--is that eight out...
December 17, 2017
Laughing at Death
We are well into the clambering season of Christmas movie argumentation. There are ten or...
December 13, 2017
Ah, well. My cry was heard! Here is the 2017 Haters Guide to the William...
December 12, 2017
In Which I Continue My Christmas Shopping
We are poor in spirit. Whatever we manage to do with the stuff of the...
December 10, 2017
Kon Mari and a Manger
Due to the miraculous wonder of Amazon, and her silent, insouciant scroll and Buy Now...
December 08, 2017
Anne’s Authoritative 2017 Guide to Christmas Presents
Kelly is taking a much deserved Advent break from Quick Takes and so I thought...
December 06, 2017
Winning At Advent
Ok ok. I get it, it's Advent. I know it's been Advent for several days....
December 05, 2017
Is Santa Really Just St. Nicholas? A Listicle
Santa does not live in heaven with his Lord, having faithfully beat back, literally, the...
December 02, 2017
Chistmas Is Not A Feeling In Your Heart
Charles Dickens can be blamed entirely for the toxic idea that the Spiritual Forcefield of...
November 14, 2017
Please Stop Playing That Christmas Music
Listening to Christmas music from October 1 to December 25 is the sacramental embodiment of...
November 11, 2017
10 Steps Toward A Perfect Christmas
I've been home now for over a week so I guess I should unpack. Seems...
January 02, 2017
New Year Podcast and Links
HAPPY NEW YEAR! We did up a little podcast this morning. We just ramble on...
December 27, 2016
In Which I Stand Up After Christmas
Slowly emerging from a profound and complete stupor. Every year I wander around on Christmas...
December 24, 2016
I have a friend for whom Christmas this year is more than usually a moment...
December 23, 2016
7 Takes to a Happy Christmas
One It's super apocalyptic to be reading Jonah and Revelation at the same time in...
December 22, 2016
God, Santa, and the Dog’s Bum
Well, a holly jolly Christmas to you. I have to arise and go remove poop...
December 21, 2016
A Christmas Quiz
Yesterday someone commented on my post accusing me of falling into the pit of gnostic...
December 15, 2016
Bad Anglican Christmas Carols
Ah, the dulcet sounds of Christmas music found in every corner of every space, and...
December 09, 2016
7 Roiling Takes
One Didn't mean to become all Book all the time, but considering that I only...
November 22, 2016
A Christian Lamely Justifies Her Black Friday Plans
[Remember, the tagline, which used to always appear, is...Somebody Has To Do It.] Today I...
October 12, 2016
Just Read It
I came across this brilliant article yesterday which confirms all my personal feelings and suspicions...
December 28, 2015
Feast of the Holy Innocents
Christmas isn't over, as I am being daily reminded on Facebook, but the initial fierce...
December 27, 2015
Sunday Reflecfion: The Word was Made Flesh
The Word, the Light and the Likeness. Each one of them is enough on its...
December 24, 2015
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Some rushed baking this morning, and the washing of children, the fiddling with tights and...
December 23, 2015
Some Children See Him
After bashing two beloved Christmas Carols and being accused, by Matt, of hating Christmas, I...
December 22, 2015
The First Noel
I'm supposed to be writing something a tiny bit more serious, and not for here,...
December 21, 2015
Away in a Manger
To kick off this week of Christmas extravaganza craziness, I thought I'd make a few...
December 19, 2015
Saturday on the Links
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