I’ll See You in DC!

CIC

Oh, you all know how much I hate to travel, but when I got an invitation from the Catholic Information Center to come and talk about Strange Gods and do a little wine-and-cheesing, and book signing (hmmmm...I wonder how those things go together...I suspect...dangerously!) I couldn't say no.It starts at 6PM, so if you're around, stop by. I think the schedule is: drinking wine, me talking...more drinking wine.If you can't make it, though, I'd surely appreciate some prayers for my … [Read more...]

Wherein K-Lo Wonders if I am Committing Sacrilege

KLO

She looks so sweet, doesn't she? Smart, and nice and soft-spoken. And I've met Kathryn Lopez and she really is all of those things, plus she is a completely down-to-earth, authentic sort who would "give you the shirt off her back", as the saying goes, if she can help you out.So, when someone like this says, "how about I interview you, regarding your book" you think, "well, this will be lovely; a piece of cake! I'll have a gentle afternoon burnishing my ego and tra-la-ing my way through the … [Read more...]

If Atheists want a creed, they ought to have one

In Florida, some atheists, peeved that a monument to the Ten Commandments could not be protested out of existence are planning to erect their own monument, celebrating their beliefs:A small city in heavily Christian northern Florida is about to become home to the first public monument in the United States dedicated to atheism.Florida members of American Atheists, a national advocacy group, plan to erect a 1,500-pound granite display in front of the Bradford County Courthouse in Starke, … [Read more...]


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