Life in Pain and the War on Relief

I am in physical pain every single day of my life and I have been for the entirety of the twenty first century thus far. Pain keeps me from falling asleep when it is time for bed, wakes me up during the night, and it is what wakes me up completely every single morning. I … Continue reading Life in Pain and the War on Relief

The Great Co-op(ted) Farms

by baldilocks Filling in for Fausta. She will return in the second week of August. Writer Sarah Hoyt expounds on education – and miseducation – in a great series of essays, Teach Your Children Well. From the first essay: My son in third grade was assigned to do an essay on “My best friend.” He … Continue reading The Great Co-op(ted) Farms

Sr. John Dominic & Education in Virtue or Planned Parenthood and Education in Masturbation, Your Choice

I spoke to Sr. John Dominic Rasmussen of the Dominican Sisters of Mary at the Catholic Marketing Network She was a tough interview to get, everyone seemed to want to speak with her, finally I had to pack up my equipment and go to her booth to get the job done. I loved what I … Continue reading Sr. John Dominic & Education in Virtue or Planned Parenthood and Education in Masturbation, Your Choice

The Mustard Seed Faith Incident

This past Sunday marked my fifty-eighth anniversary on this planet. As birthdays go it went all right; a far sight better than has been the unfortunate norm the past several years. Skipping the gory details, suffice it to say the acronym ASB has oft been used to describe another birthday. I add that if you … Continue reading The Mustard Seed Faith Incident