logistically impossible to hug all the nuns but hugging a Pope might prove to be more practical…

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... Oh! Em! Gee! Pope Benedict is coming to Philly in 2015. Philly is practically within arms reach!Oooo. Oooo. And I bet he'll have a few of the boys with him and Gorgeous George too. Better start setting aside some bail money. Good thing I got that attorney on retainer.PHILADELPHIA — Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia welcomed the decision by Pope Benedict XVI to hold the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia as a moment of “grace” that will provide an important o … [Read more...]

first the zombie apocalypse now it’s the end of democracy…

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... Actually, I'm filing this post under "Hump Day Humor" because I dare you not to laugh at the hysterics in this video.Does anyone else love the irony that Wisconsin's state motto is Forward. It's nice to see Wisconsin liberals are handling the defeat with class. Oh, wait... … [Read more...]

What’s that, I’m going soft…

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crappity crap crap…

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... I have poison ivy. Really bad. Like deformed arms, grotesque, mutant freak bad. Like shield your children's eyes from my sight bad. And I am miserable. Oh, so miserable. And itchy. Gnawing off my arms would more tolerable than having to endure any more.So I did what any wussy person who cannot tolerate the slightest bit of discomfort does - go to the doctor and cry for meds. Topical numbing creams and pills to help me sleep, please. Blogging is such a state might make for humorous … [Read more...]

A note about the advertising …

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... Dear readers, please know that I have NOT converted to Mormonism. That was not the "conversion" Patheos had in mind when they did the revamp.It's all very complicated and I am learning about it myself, but please know that by simply reading my blog you are not supporting the Mormon Church any more than you are supporting the other hundreds of ads on the many sites you visit everyday.Do you want to know who you support by visiting here - me. More specifically, the very expensive … [Read more...]

Friday Funny…

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... and Another Priest Weighs in Against Blessing Kids.Kids. Can’t stand ‘em. Monsters of ego, every one. You know how you can tell a kid from a leech? That’s a trick question: you can’t. Well, actually, you can. If a leech gets hold of you, you can burn it off with a Bic lighter. Try that with a kid, and sure as you’re born, the little bastard will scream and cry like a Templar at the stake. Then he’ll tell his parents and you’ll get a nasty letter from your vicar general.So, I take it u … [Read more...]

Trayvon Martin™, irony, and abortion…

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... Let me get this straight; it is perfectly acceptable for a mother to kill her own child via abortion but when someone else murders that child it becomes a national incident with teens rioting, death threats, intimidation, and bounties for that murder's head at prayer vigils. Oh, and we can't forget the capitalistic trademarks because righteous indignation, no matter how misguided, is a profitable business.Of course none of those actions are the same stereotypical behaviors African … [Read more...]

Bees and Vicious Chickens, Oh my…

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... So now I am being in talked into getting bees.Let me re-cap the insanity.First there was the rabbit trapping venture where one neighbor used my land to lay traps in return for some stew, then it was the veggie swap, then chickens - which I am still totally doing- and next is beekeeping. The goat is still undecided.Oh, and if you read this and run into my son please do not let on those rabbits were eaten. We told him Mr. L was selling them to the pet store so parents could buy … [Read more...]

Coping with the symptoms of Downton Abbey Fever…

... First let us recognize the symptoms before suggesting treatment.Symptoms include adopting a fake British accent, responding to all requests with "I forbid it!" and referring to others as "common", intense eyebrow furrowing, use of a cane [more severe cases my actually adopt a limp], obsessively ringing bells and becoming frustrated or confused when no one comes calling, and abandoning housekeeping insisting nonexistent servants will get it. You should seek a physician if these symptoms … [Read more...]


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