“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” – Albert Camus

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vestasacra…

... I get all kinds of emails soliciting all sorts of various things Catholic in nature. Today I received this link for t-shirts designed by VestaSacra. I've never heard of them but I am really digging this little number. I'm gonna fake it to the left, and move to the right; 'Cause Pokey's too slow, and Blinky's out of sight... Damnit, now I have 'Pac-Man Fever' stuck in my head. … [Read more...]

college and Catholicism…

... the only thing that kept me sane in college were my art classes and quiet visits to the Richmond cathedral next door to my dorm. I wasn't Catholic while attending college; in fact, I did not identify with any religious affiliation in my youth. As a result I spent a good portion of those years completely lost for guidance and ultimately made some very poor choices. Instead of worrying about the unchangeable past, I use my hind-sight knowledge to advise my college-aged cousins and friends … [Read more...]

southern gothic reading…

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... there's nothing like a dark Southern Gothic tale on a chilly autumn night; in fact I might curl up this evening with some of Eudora Welty's writing. Flannery and Faulkner aside, who are some other Southern Gothic writer's you admire and recommend? … [Read more...]

hump day humor…

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third class relics…

"You have failed me for the last time."

... I was explaining relics to The Boy last night and we started talking about third class relics. He was particularly fascinated by the fact that you can make an object a third class relic by touching it to another relic. Apply this new found wisdom to the logic of an imaginative eight year old boy and you have LIGHTSABER RELIC [not available in stores]. He was also disappointed to learn that trying to make your own hand a third class relic will not gift you with the power of the Force … [Read more...]

motivational Monday…

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potpourri of Popery…

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Sunday satire…

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