Pride Whopper, Envy Whopper, Gluttony Whopper etc…


... How proud is your burger?I'm sorry but this is the silliest bit of pandering I've seen all week.Spongebob is not impressed.Life imitating art. … [Read more...]

Oh, internet…


... Today I will conquer the world!I will rise at dawn and spend an hour in contemplative prayer. Then I will take the dog for a jog and exercise, followed by a nice hot shower and a healthy homemade breakfast. Then I will write something profound and meaningful on my blog and change the world.The rest of my day will be spent productively doing yard work. Then I will toast my efforts with an adult libation enjoyed in the comfort of my hammock.Reality.I will hit my snooze … [Read more...]

“Jesus was a prophet, like the great Mohammed.”


... Can you imagine hearing those words. Spoken in lieu of a homily. Delivered by a Muslim. During the liturgy of mass.Jesus was a prophet equal to Mohammed.Would you have been able to contain your rage?From a Q & A answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university.Rome, June 24, 2014 ( our sacred liturgy on Pentecost Sunday, in place of the homily, two leaders … [Read more...]

Being Vegan makes you better than most people…


... Because this made me totally laugh, and why should I have all the fun.Submitted on a rental application --Have you or anyone to be living in this property been arrested and/or convicted for any criminal offense? Yes/No (Circle one) EXPLAIN FULLY:Yes, in April of 2010 I was stopped at a DUI checkpoint and blew a .10, not my proudest moment but I have used this experience as a catalyst to turn my life around and am a better person. I am now a cyclist and a vegan. … [Read more...]

Look at me. Ma, look at me. Look at me. Look at meeeeeeeee…


... In case you were wondering why I don't update the blog as much as I used to -- meet my workplace environment.What? Were you trying to get something done around here? That's cute. … [Read more...]

Unicorns Poop Magic Rainbows…


... That's it. That's all I got. Unicorns poop magic rainbows.For ten days I've been unable to write a single thing. Ten days! Ten long, miserable days of nothing.Desperate times calling for desperate measure, I locked myself in my bedroom till I have written something of worth. I've been here 5 hours 12 minutes and 7 second. Eight seconds. Nine seconds.Like any normal person locked in a room with a computer and a stalled creative process... I started binging on … [Read more...]

Nothing is private on the internet and we are all judging you…


... I just can't take it anymore. It has to be said.Young people... use your brains and quit abusing the internet. Consider your online presence and reputation, and know the internet is forever. Also, what has been seen cannot be unseen. Oh, and actions have consequences.Here, let me help you.DON'T...1) When applying for a job or rental property, don't use an email that contains slang terms, drug references, or sexual innuendos. Your friends might find your email address … [Read more...]

This Season I am Going to be the Most Encouraging Mom at the Ball Park…

Mother encouraging son at little league baseball game

... I am that mom. That mom at your kid's sports event. Not exactly a soccer mom. I don't know what soccer moms do or what it is about them that earn them the label 'soccer mom' -- I think it has to do with being suburban and driving minivans, both of which do not apply. Also, I am not sure if being a soccer mom has anything to do with being a fan of the sport or not, cause honestly, I can't see anyone, outside of Seattle, caring about soccer in this country.No, I'm worse than a soccer mom. … [Read more...]

Turning The Sacraments into Perfunctory Gestures…


... See, this is why I could never be a catechist. I would lose my mind.Warning: languageA close acquaintance told me that she has several kids in her 2nd grade First Communion class who are obviously not ready. They've failed every test and consistently not handed in work. When I asked her if she just spoke to the parents, she said she's tried. They always promise things will improve but they never do. She wanted my advice.I suggested she tell the parents exactly what she told … [Read more...]