Daylight Saving Time ends tonight – end it permanently

By Steve Eggleston At 2 am local time, Daylight Saving Time ends for everybody outside of the non-Navajo portion of Arizona and Hawaii. That means that tomorrow has 25 hours, to equalize the late-winter beginning of Daylight Saving day length of 23 hours. Assuming one remembers to set his or her clocks back 1 hour, … Continue reading Daylight Saving Time ends tonight – end it permanently

Peter Capaldi as the Doctor: S8 E10 In the Forest of the Night

The Latest of my reviews of the Peter Capaldi Era of Doctor Who Summary: Suddenly the Earth is covered by a Forest, is it an invasion, a mad environmentalist's experiment gone wild or something else? Plot:  A little girl knocks at the TARDIS door the Doctor discovers she is part of Danny Pink's class who says … Continue reading Peter Capaldi as the Doctor: S8 E10 In the Forest of the Night

Portent

by baldilocks Again, I find myself writing on the fly, an unplanned topic. I don't even know what the topic is as I type these very words. Perhaps putting down my "feelings," my true thoughts would be best. Well, not all of my thoughts, since it is often best to keep some things to oneself. … Continue reading Portent

Dodging the Miraculous Our Lady of Warraq

Dr. Chumley: Fly specks, fly specks! I've been spending my life among fly specks while miracles have been leaning on lampposts at 18th and Fairfax! Harvey 1950 A while back  on EWTN Fr. Mitch Pacwa was asked about Marian apparitions in the Muslim world.  He mentioned an apparition I'd never heard of in 2009 in … Continue reading Dodging the Miraculous Our Lady of Warraq

8 Opportunities to earn a Plenary Indulgence Nov 1-8

This post will be bumped annually during the All Saint day octave details below. Turning to supplication, they prayed that the sinful deed might be fully blotted out. The noble Judas warned the soldiers to keep themselves free from sin, for they had seen with their own eyes what had happened because of the sin … Continue reading 8 Opportunities to earn a Plenary Indulgence Nov 1-8

A People In The Desert

The Book of Deuteronomy provides its readers with a fascinating look at the Nation of Israel for nearly a 38 to 49 year period (1440 to 1402). The people of Israel were experiencing a phenomenal transition as they moved from being a nation of former slaves (foreign bondage for 400 to 430 years!) into becoming … Continue reading A People In The Desert