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December 21, 2017
A Knock at the Door
There are two people who regularly knock at my door in a "shave and...
December 20, 2017
Biscuits, Guns and a Discount Turkey Sandwich
We rode the bus to the mall to see Santa. Rosie brought along her teddy...
December 14, 2017
Doing Christmas Wrong
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December 10, 2017
Comfort and Joy in Downtown Steubenville
I was recently informed by a disgruntled reader that I "literally threw the entire...
December 03, 2017
How the Grinch Stole David Bowie
It was bound to happen at some time or other. I'm sorry that it happened...
November 08, 2017
What’s For Dinner? Volume Three
I did it. I finally did it. I successfully made and ate stew. We almost...
October 26, 2017
An Accidental Cosplay
I was having a terrible day. It all started with an advertising circular that...
September 12, 2017
A Library for the Friendship Room
I went down to The Friendship Room with Rose, to drop off our widow's...
July 06, 2017
The Firework People
There was an enormous explosion up the street. "That one's got to be illegal," I...
June 20, 2017
The Toy Box Trap And The Heart of Christ
I am not a wise person, but I've become wiser in this respect: I realize...
May 26, 2017
The Adventures of Tony, Cap, Donald and Bigfoot
My daughter does not play with Barbies. That's not for lack of exposure; she has...
November 08, 2016
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October 31, 2016
(image via Pixabay) Halloween is over for the year, and we are sad to...
October 26, 2016
Finally, Some Good News
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October 25, 2016
Important Presidential Election Update
(image via Pixabay) I just wanted to give my fine readers a word of encouragement:...
September 23, 2016
(image via Pixabay) I took the Pottermore Patronus quiz. I should mention that I'm not...
September 23, 2016
Saint Pio, the Transfiguration and a Coconut Cake
(Image via Pixabay.) Today is the the feast of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina. I like...
September 16, 2016
Welcoming Witches: An Autumn Recollection
(Image via Pixabay) I wasn't going to start telling Halloween stories until October, but...
September 05, 2016
Stop Fleeing Evil and Pursue Good Instead
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August 25, 2016
In Praise of Cinematic Cheese
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August 22, 2016
On the Vital Necessity of Having Fun At The Movies
(image via pixabay) So, it turns out that I'm the only person in the whole...
August 19, 2016
First to Finish: A Review of Ben-Hur
(Image: the official poster for the 2016 re-make of Ben-Hur, used in accordance with fair use...
August 12, 2016
No, Sex is Not the Nourishing Food of Marriage
(image via Pixabay) Did you ever see something on the internet that upset you immensely?...
August 11, 2016
The Universal Laws of Film
(image via Pixabay) You all know by now that I'm a great lover of films,...
August 08, 2016
Struggle to Perfect Your Loves, Do Not Struggle Against Them
(Image via Pixabay.) Once, I got a ride home from Mass on a cold...
August 05, 2016
Taxidermy, Canon Law, Olympics and Noodles: Things I Learned On the Internet Friday, August 5, 2016
(all images for this post are courtesy of Pixabay) Here we go with my semi-regular...
July 29, 2016
Things I Learned On The Internet This Week: Last Weekend of July Round-Up
(image via Pixabay) Here we go, folks, this is my semi-regular round-up of fun information...
July 25, 2016
How To Make Political Conventions Worth Watching, Or Do Something Else…
(image via Pixabay) I take politics very seriously. I study the candidates' positions, I pray...
July 19, 2016
The Devil Is The Father of Lies: A Word On Cyber Demons
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June 18, 2016
Tacos, Trolleys and a Summer Misadventure
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