Too much negativity; I could rant for hours about the messy headlines, (how does the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces not mention the murder of one of his soldiers?) but not now. Here’s some good news:
If the notion in my mind finds footing it will be that my primary place of online interaction will be at First Things as I slowly put this blog to rest. I think I will find it necessary at times to expand on various ideas that come into my head and for the sake of my own citizenship’s amenuensis go on about something here. But of all the blogs I’ve read and all the communities I’ve seen online over the past decade, this one holds the most promise.
I have been a fan of the “old school Cobb” blog for a long time, as evidenced by the blogroll. Mr. Bowen is absurdly smart and a writer of surpassing skill. I have been humbled and flattered to know he’s read me from time-to-time, and can’t wait to see what he comes up with as he puts “Cobb” to bed. Can’t say I am surprised to find him attracted to First Things, though. Mind on mind kindles warmth.
Catholic Media Awards:Faith and Family informs us that voting has begun!. Yer humble Anchoress is nominated in a couple of categories (including “Most Informative Podcasts” which I think is sort of odd, but sort of nice, too; I actually do plan on getting back to the podcasts as soon as I’m better organized!) You have to register in order to vote, and may only vote once, so – there you go.
Greg has other big doings going on. His nightly news broadcast for The Diocese of Brooklyn and New Evangelization Television banged out its debut episode last night, and it seems to have scored a home-run! Check out this feature! I told you NET really is Good TV!
I love her name. If I’d had a daughter, she’d have been Mary Katharine!