...which leads right into Cheesefare week and thence into the first week of Great Lent. So this is pantry/fridge/freezer cleaning week. I usually have a minor panic attack trying to remember what we ate last fasting season. One day I'll be more organized (right) but for now I tend to latch onto all of those … Continue reading Today is Meatfare Sunday…
This editorial appeared in the Star Exponent in Culpepper, VA on Feb. 22, 2011 Sanger was racist, elitist and deadly effective By J. Michael Sharman - Editorial Columnist Margaret Sanger founded Planned Parenthood with this policy in mind: People she believed to be unfit or unworthy should have their babies weeded out, and those whom … Continue reading Black Genocide? You decide.
The line of storms came through here around 11:30 last night. I had fallen asleep around 11, tired of waiting on it. Father jokes that, like the Dr. Katz skit, I'm always waiting to "interview the storm as it comes into town". Hmph. At 11:30 I woke up when the rain tore into the side of … Continue reading Jacob’s Ladder (Updated significantly)
Reader Steve, who blogs at Pithless Thoughts and has a podcast on Ancient Faith Radio, Steve the Builder, does a nice job of comparing and contrasting the Orthodox and Protestant views of salvation in this video. This is a tricky subject and it is so easy for people to fall into the trap of making … Continue reading Salvation: Orthodox and Protestant
Does anybody else out there love Cadbury eggs that much?? Cause I do. (c; [I may or may not get a box of them before the fast starts. Who am I kidding? I'm going to get at least one box...] ...and it is totally NOT FAIR that the British get to have this YEAR ROUND. … Continue reading Cadbury Love
I dashed these little hats off this week in some spare time. They're for Rachel's girls, Abigail and Alena, due by c-section next Tuesday. I had some sudden inspiration in the yarn section of Wal-mart and couldn't resist. I know they're a little over the top, but too cute! It's hard to tell, but the … Continue reading Double Scoop of Strawberry and Chocolate Chip Mint
Today is the feast of St. Nicholas Planas of Athens, a very recent saint who reposed in 1932. The life of Papa Nicholas is beautiful and I encourage you to read the entire thing. Here are just a few excerpts: He was compassionate, and had no care for worldly things or estates. Night and day he … Continue reading St. Nicholas Planas
"Fake Toes Helped Early Man to Walk Like an Egyptian" I totally cracked up. Ok, show of hands, who else just thought of the hilarious 80's song, "Walk Like an Egyptian"? A few explanatory excerpts from the article: Two false mummy toes from Egypt may have actually strutted their stuff as functional big-toe prostheses for their … Continue reading Spotted last night on Fox news (dot) com: