Monthly Archives: December 2005

Slow Day

I guess everyone’s drinking already. There’s scarcely nothing to blog about this afternoon. Thankfully, I went to the bookstore this morning with a gift card I received for Christmas. With this “burn money,” I bought The New Book of Lists. … Continue reading

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Top Catholic Stories

Top Catholic Stories of 2005, according to Catholic World Report. 1. Death of JPII 2. Election of B16 3. Homosexuality Instruction 4. The appointment of Archbishop William Levada as prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. 5. … Continue reading

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Live Cam

This might be handy to have tonight, if you’re sitting around with your family, waiting for the Ball. This broadcast quality camera pans north and south to show multiple views of Times Square. Catch the action in the streets and … Continue reading

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The Ball

Pretty much everything you’d want to know about the Times Square Ball. Perfect reading for being ready when your ten-year-old starts asking questions in nine hours. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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A Sad Day

Steve Martin has declared himself for the secularists: he has written for The Huffington Post. His piece is clever: a purported monologue by Bill O’Reilly that consists of disjointed connections, bordering on jibberish. The non-sequitorial humor is classic Martin, and … Continue reading

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Barney on Peace

Massachusetts could face an “angry, divisive” fight if a proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage reaches the 2008 state ballot, Rep. Barney Frank says. The congressman blamed backers of the initiative petition for trying to provoke a new fight … Continue reading

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Dinner for One

A fairly short essay about a unique New Years tradition in Germany. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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The Weekend Eudemon

An abbreviated Weekend Eudemon today. The excellent exigencies of the holidays continue to tap my time, leaving precious few resources for the staples of reading and writing. Last night, I went to the drinking club with my brother and father, … Continue reading

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Trash of 2005

Another article highlights interesting stories from 2005. Except this time, the media presented them seriously and as facts, when in fact, they are trash. Link. Excerpt: America‚Äôs Teens, Dazed And Confused – 2005 saw a spate of alarmist stories trashing … Continue reading

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Fake Priest

A canon lawyer breaks down the implications for parishioners who had a fake priest as their pastor for several months. Interesting stuff. Excerpt: [W]hat of those Catholics who attended “services” or received what they thought were sacraments from this man? … Continue reading

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Anti-Christian Jeans in Sweden

This is no big deal. Sweden is an anti-Christian country. This would be like wearing anti-Osama t-shirts in the U.S: Cheap Monday jeans are a hot commodity among young Swedes thanks to their trendy tight fit and low price, even … Continue reading

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Canada and the EU Better Get Busy . . .

. . . if they want to stay on the cutting edge: A woman has married a dolphin in Israel. Sharon Tendler from Redbridge, East London, wore a white silk dress and a pink tiara for the ceremony in Eliat, … Continue reading

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