Oftentimes, The Best Blog Post Is The One With The Fewest Words…

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Grasshopper recommends Counsels of Light and Love of St. John of the Cross for more thoughts like the one above.

Latest News From The Church Of God Without God…UPDATED

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Brad Dourif as Hazel Motes

Actually, depending how you look at it, this news is either four years old, or ever new. Over at the Atheist Channel, Rational Doubt runs an op-ed of a Rabbi of Humanistic Judaism (?) whose thoughts run to the idea that we have found the problem, and it is the Word of God. [Read more...]

The Shelby GT 350 Returns…UPDATED

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One car to rule them all…

It’s baaack. And it’s badder than ever. Roll clip, [Read more...]

Mark Your Calendars, “The Librarians” Are Coming To The Small Screen

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Was it really ten years ago? Where’d the time go?

 

Book lovers, archivists, and Information Science lovers…UNITE!

Roll clip, [Read more...]

The Worst Performing Tire I’ve Ever Driven In The Wet? It’s This One…

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Now we’re talking! *image credit Shutterstock

Long time readers know that I’m a bit of a gearhead. I like cars, you see. Fast cars, especially. I like just about everything about them. Engine types, transmissions, gear ratios, suspensions, power adders, you name it. [Read more...]

10 Spots Open On A Pilgrimage Trip To The Holy Land…

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If you would like to go, and you are free the first two weeks of December, then you might want to hop on this opportunity. My wife and I are taking the trip, so be warned. An Archbishop is on board too. Departure is from Cincinnati, or from LaGuardia International Airport in Chicago.

Here is a link with all the details.

Sign up, if you dare!

 

A Few Thoughts On Veteran’s Day

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It’s the feast of St. Martin of Tours, and since he was a soldier of some renown it is fitting that his feast coincides with what we celebrate as Veteran’s Day. I have an affinity for soldiers. At Mass when we say the words of the centurion, “Lord, I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof,” we are the centurion.  [Read more...]

The 6th Circuit Court’s Wise Decision On Same-Sex Marriage

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Just the other day I was joking on Facebook that I welcome our new judicial overlords. I said it jokingly because it seems like many courts have made decisions based on half-baked ideas lately.

But today, the 6th Circuit of Appeals bucked the trend of governing from the bench.  USA Today reports, [Read more...]

Still Happy About What You Accomplished At The Polls? The Judiciary Is Amused…

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Relish  your victories well, fellow citizen. Savor them. Bubble over with enthusiasm for the new day dawning like it’s Morning In America. Remember? [Read more...]

Jesus, On Feeding The Homeless

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On a sabbath Jesus went to dine at the home of one of the leading Pharisees. He said to the host who invited him, [Read more...]


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