Twin Baby Girls Dancing to Guitar

This kills me, from the moment they turn to each other and make eye contact until the dancing ends! … [Read more...]

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“Do the Ellen”

What I like about about the way Ellen Degeneres dances is that, you know, pretty much anyone can dance like her. Even me.But apparently earlier this month a Long Island teacher was videotaped "dancing like Ellen", by his approving students. Not bad -- it got in an invite onto the talk show.And, on Long Island at least, the whole idea of "doing the Ellen" appears to be taking off. I recognize this neighborhood! Can't say I recognize Confucius, though. … [Read more...]

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What do you think is the best pop song ever?

A few folks registered surprise that I am a fan of Sly and the Family Stone. Well, you can blame Glenn Reynolds for my running Sly -- he slapped the band up on his Facebook page, first -- but the truth is I've always been a fan of funk. Really, who isn't? All you squares, go out!The other day I pulled up to the house with windows open and the CD player blasting "I Want You Back" by the Jackson Five. It was blasting because I am over 50 and losing my hearing, but also because I can't … [Read more...]

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Greatest Baby Laugh, Ever

Adorable kid, adorable pup.My kids sounded just like this when they laughed -- Elder Son while watching Winnie the Pooh, and Buster while playing with a sword... … [Read more...]

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William and Kate's Wedding

Some seriously brilliant look-alikes, here, particularly Rowan Williams, Camilla and Prince Harry! (H/T) … [Read more...]

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Prithee, Who is Primary?

If Abbot and Costello had gone classical...(thanks to Joseph) … [Read more...]

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iConfess video contest

A few weeks ago, marveling at the sad, guilty dog, I wrote about the Brooklyn Diocese's video scholarship contest:In an effort to help promote New York’s All Day Confessions event, happening Monday April 18th, The Diocese of Brooklyn in conjunction with both the Archdiocese of New York and Diocese of Rockville Centre are launching a grassroots digital campaign called i-Confess. Using both social and digital media, the goal of this campaign is to generate interest in the act of Confession t … [Read more...]

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"The Music Box" – Intriguing!

Joseph Susanka, our resident movie maniac -- you should read his piece on the future of film -- sends this along. I likee!Stay with it; it's very inventive and charming and winning! … [Read more...]

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Noodles by hand – Incredible

This is fascinating, stay with it. Courtesy of my Elder Son: … [Read more...]

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Reverence, Relevance, Reaching out and More

I'll be out most of Wednesday, and wanted to direct you toward three pieces by our columnists, today -"Amazing Catechist:" Lisa Mladinich has advice on how to teach reverence to your kids and students"All things New:" Deacon Greg Kandra learns that the Corapi story is relevant to some in some ways, and to all in other ways"A Book of Sparks:" Heather King is confronted with the reality that there is hostility to faith, and a Divine answerFinally, I thought I'd leave you with this - a good … [Read more...]

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