Lenten Reflections 5th Sunday of Lent: The Payoff

Yesterday I attended the 19th annual Catholic Men's conference in Worcester for WQPH 89.3 Radio. It is an event I attend regularly for the station but all week leading up to it my heart wasn't in it. it had been a long week at work. The event meant getting up very early and a bit … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 5th Sunday of Lent: The Payoff

A Pro-Life warrior fighting for her life

Got an email last night about a friend who as of this writing is under sedation after an operation to freeze & remove some cancerous tumors. The operation went well but she's not come out of anesthetic breathing. They've got her on a machine at the moment and as of this writing it's really touch … Continue reading A Pro-Life warrior fighting for her life

$1.979 Gas Thank You Donald Trump

 Never forget that it is to Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin that you really owe these victories. 4 Americans Two Campaigns Bainbridge Stewart Limbaugh Palin 11-5-10 This is the receipt from filling up my wife's car on Monday. I usually go to a different station where they pump it for me but for under $2 … Continue reading $1.979 Gas Thank You Donald Trump

My 2018 Posts That You Might Not Have Noticed

by baldilocks In order of earliest to most recent, these are some of my favorite posts from last year. They didn't necessarily get the most traffic, but I liked them -- mostly due to cracking myself up. Enjoy. Libyan Slave Markets and Jumping Into The Fire We all know that Arab Muslims have been buying and … Continue reading My 2018 Posts That You Might Not Have Noticed

Begotten

A Tale of Three Fathers by baldilocks Months back, I was talking with my American dad about Jesus the Christ. In reality, the conversation was an episode of a years-long series which had been on hiatus for a time, mostly due to the instability in my living arrangements in the last three years. I am happy to have it … Continue reading Begotten

My Saturday

Exciting! by baldilocks It’s one of those days when the time got away from me. I woke up a little later than usual but full of energy. One of the conundrums in my life is that I’m not a neat freak but I think, process and write better in orderly surroundings. So, after my daily … Continue reading My Saturday

8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 7 God Rest You Merry Gentlemen

Our Penultimate entry in our Mannheim Steamroller Octave for Christmas is one of my favorite Carols God Rest You Merry Gentlemen. I'm not a big concert guy as a rule but when I attend as I've said before I like to watch the individual performances, which can be difficult while filming with a hand-held camera … Continue reading 8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 7 God Rest You Merry Gentlemen

8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 6 Greensleeves

Day six of my Christmas Octave of Mannheim Steamroller in Boston features Greensleeves. This is the only song with any lyrics in the performances, even if they were recorded. The videos doesn’t do them justice so catch the tour if you can, their tour map is here.

8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 5 We Three Kings (incomplete)

Day five of my Christmas Octave of Mannheim Steamroller in Boston features We Three Kings Ironically this recording that I ended early was the only one I intended to record. All the others were at the request of DaWife for herself. When she saw me recording this one she said she was already doing so … Continue reading 8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 5 We Three Kings (incomplete)

8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 3 Christmas Lullaby

Day three of my Christmas Octave of Mannheim Steamroller in Boston continues today with Christmas Lullaby. I don't know if this is an original song by them or an adaption of something else but I never heard of the song until Mannheim Steamroller did it. The videos doesn’t do them justice so catch the tour … Continue reading 8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 3 Christmas Lullaby

Freedom From Religion (UPDATED)

On which the Bill of Rights is based by baldilocks My cousin Dyllan and I are very much alike and get along very well. This is interesting, since we are related by marriage (he is the grandson of my American dad’s sister), I’m more than old enough to be his mother, and we had virtually … Continue reading Freedom From Religion (UPDATED)

8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 2 Joy to the World

Day two of my Christmas Octave of Mannheim Steamroller in Boston continues today with Joy to the World. I like this video because you can see the performers in it and in addition to the music itself if you go to the show and watch the performers, you'll see some real professional work, particularly among … Continue reading 8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 2 Joy to the World

8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 1 Carol of the Bells

My 14 straight days of work since black Friday finally ended on Thursday of last week and on Saturday my wife and I went to the colonial theater in Boston with my oldest to see Mannheim Steamroller, the original Christmas touring band. It was a very nice time. Given the attempts to turn this year's … Continue reading 8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 1 Carol of the Bells

Dec 7th A Day I will always remember fondly thanks to you

Today is the 77th Pearl Harbor day which is remembered as a day of Infamy. Today is also my brother's 64th birthday (which some might also consider a day of infamy) but for me Dec 7th will always be the day when everything turned around for me. A year ago yesterday I had been laid … Continue reading Dec 7th A Day I will always remember fondly thanks to you