Archive | February, 2013

That Passed By. . . This May Too

Time for another round up of links to interesting things. Deor The Anglo-Saxon poem, Deor, performed in Old English with subtitles. This reading really makes the poem come alive. (Via Mrs Darwin) When I watched this on You Tube, I found other versions of the poem in the suggested videos. One of my favorite poets, […]

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Lent Links

Ash Wednesday is next week and I don’t feel ready really.  But I’m thinking about what I want to do. I think I’m going to give up Facebook again. Or give it up except for a very strict half hour a day. I haven’t quite decided yet. I’m going to give up chocolate too and […]

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Quick Takes, Starring Anthony the Great

1. Anthony Anthony says he’s Toad and Ben is Frog. When I ask Anthony if he needs his diaper changed he always throws his brother under the bus, “No, Ben!” But he pronounces his brother’s name more like “Bit” or “Bidge”. He also calls his new baby sister something that sounds like “Woogzy.” The other […]

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Being Authentic in the Digital Age

Being Authentic in the Digital Agora On the feast of St Francis de Sales Pope Benedict released his Message for World Communications Day, “Social Networks: portals of truth and faith; new spaces for evangelization.”. In recent years the message has focused on some aspects of digital communications. This year’s letter looks at “the development of […]

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January’s Books

After I put Lucia down in her bassinet, I realized I’d parked my book there. She didn’t seem to mind. In 2011 I kept a monthly record of the books I read. I let that slide in 2012 and rather regret it. One of my goals for 2013 is to keep a monthly record again. […]

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