An Act of Love from a Traffic Jam

A lady was sitting in a traffic jam with her dog, Sherman, in the car with her. Sherman, a beautiful 230 pound English Mastiff, is not just a beloved family pet, he is also a therapy dog who visits people in senior communities, home-bound people, and people with other special needs to help to lift … Continue reading An Act of Love from a Traffic Jam

I’m still not done paying for that free turkey

The most expensive turkey I ever got was free. It was a cold and bleak night in early December. Dinner hadn't gone so well – my wife was worried over how we would handle Christmas, and I had no answers for her. My newspaper had gone on strike in September, and there was no end … Continue reading I’m still not done paying for that free turkey

There’s Still Hope For Humanity

by baldilocks With the deeds of Harvey Weinstein, Stephen Paddock and sundry other oxygen thieves flooding our awareness, it was cleansing to read this story, in spite of the evil that caused it in the first place. Earl Melchert was offered a $7,000 reward for helping rescue a teenage girl who had been kidnapped and missing … Continue reading There’s Still Hope For Humanity

Crazy Voices

Get out of here You crazy voice You’re the devil Not my Father Or some evil Flesh desire Let me be I am free Back in the dim and distant past known as last year, upon its rerelease yours truly wrote a review of contemporary Christian music pioneer Oden Fong’s 1979 classic record Come For … Continue reading Crazy Voices

Make or Break It

In the very same way, on the strength of their dreams these ungodly people pollute their own bodies, reject authority and heap abuse on celestial beings. But even the archangel Michael, when he was disputing with the devil about the body of Moses, did not himself dare to condemn him for slander but said, “The … Continue reading Make or Break It

Ten Thoughts Under My Fedora, A Death in our Family, The Death of Shame, Credibility etc…

Yesterday was the first Time in a VERY long while that you did not see a post with my byline was not on this blog, instead RH - NG36B 's loving tribute to his seven month old daughter Rebecca. When the news came here Wednesday evening that Rebecca had unexpectedly died I made the decision, … Continue reading Ten Thoughts Under My Fedora, A Death in our Family, The Death of Shame, Credibility etc…

A Joining of Church and State That the Left Likes

by baldilocks From the Federalist, on Christian charity and what it has become thanks to postmodernism. The Christian creed of caring for the poor often morphs into a call for government to take the reins from industry and private individuals to ensure proper care for the poor. In reality, this is an abdication of responsibility … Continue reading A Joining of Church and State That the Left Likes

Johnny Appleseed fair WQPH Interviews Adam Webber of MINH & Brother Alexis

Yesterday I spent the day in Leominster Massachusetts birthplace of Johnny Appleseed for their annual Johnny Appleseed fair manning the WQPH 89.3 FM Queen of Perpetual Help Shirley Fitchburg booth promoting Catholic radio for people and praying decades of the rosary on the spot for people's intentions both online and in person. At the festival … Continue reading Johnny Appleseed fair WQPH Interviews Adam Webber of MINH & Brother Alexis

The Invisible Women and Men of #protestpp

Compere: Well, Mr Walters, what's it like being invisible? Walters: [slowly and boringly] Well, for a start, at the office where I work I can be sitting at my desk all day and the others totally ignore me. At home, even though we are in the same room, my wife does not speak to me … Continue reading The Invisible Women and Men of #protestpp

Are you really a Catholic if you don’t uphold Church teaching?

One of my rules regarding talking about religion is to pretty much never talk about any church except the one I attend.  Islam would be an exception since it's not a religion, but more of a political movement.  So if Presbyterians change the definition of marriage to include same-sex couples, well, so be it.  I'm … Continue reading Are you really a Catholic if you don’t uphold Church teaching?

The Mystery of the Christian Ebola Doctors Solved!

Cure the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, drive out demons. Without cost you have received; without cost you are to give. Matthew 10:8 The Doctor: You’re running out of time. Courtney Woods: For what? The Doctor: Everything! Human beings have incredibly short lifespans. Frankly, you should all be in a constant state of panic. … Continue reading The Mystery of the Christian Ebola Doctors Solved!

EBT: Scrooge, Alan Harper & Carrying Charges

Rick: I see the bus is in. I'll take my shipment with me. Ferrari: No hurry. I'll have it sent over. Have a drink with me. Rick: I never drink in the morning. And every time you send my shipment over, it's always just a little bit short. Ferrari: Carrying charges, my boy, carrying charges. … Continue reading EBT: Scrooge, Alan Harper & Carrying Charges

Jimmie Bise on DaTechGuy on DaRadio and Pumpkin Beer and Johnsonia Relief

Good news for those of you who missed Jimmie Bise on DaTechGuy on DaRadio You can now listen to the whole show here. And for those interested in the Johnsonia relief party we talked about, and the beer available there Click here and buy your tickets in Advance and save between $3 and $16 while … Continue reading Jimmie Bise on DaTechGuy on DaRadio and Pumpkin Beer and Johnsonia Relief

Assorted thoughts for a slow Monday

Today is one of the few times that I not only woke up with nothing to say but didn't see anything in the AP wire that inspired me so it's time to empty the brain of some thoughts: First some reader/listener feedback: A reader pointed to this post about stolen railroad track and suggested that … Continue reading Assorted thoughts for a slow Monday

Matt Yglesias: If only it was divine retribution

Matt Yglesias seems to be unclear on the concept of damage control when a colleague has said something really offensive: Indeed, precisely the crux of our problem is that climate chaos isn’t divine retribution for pollution. So rather than suggesting that is the divine curse of Gaia that those GOP voting areas are subject to … Continue reading Matt Yglesias: If only it was divine retribution