Monthly Archives: December 2015

Thursday

Regular TDE readers know I’m not a big fan of New Years Eve. Well, that’s not exactly accurate. Relative to Thanksgiving Eve, I’m not a big fan of New Years Eve. Also, I’m more of a fan of New Years … Continue reading

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Wednesday

Shockingly, this song is big with our youth today. It restores my faith in our country’s future: Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Sherlock

In case you missed it, the next Sherlock comes out on Friday. Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game) and Martin Freeman (The Hobbit) return as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in the acclaimed modern retelling of Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic stories. … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Here's what led "Obi-Wan Kenobi's" Alec Guinness to convert to the Catholic Church #StarWars https://t.co/E9Su348SIG — Patrick Madrid (@patrickmadrid) December 28, 2015 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Philadelphia's Pink Sisters have prayed nonstop for 100 years https://t.co/EmAURP5Oh8 via nypost — The Daily Eudemon (@TheDailyEudemon) December 29, 2015 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Monday

The holidays and technical problems have combined to cripple TDE. Regular blogging will hopefully resume tomorrow. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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The 26th

Today is the Feast of St. Stephen. The good old Catholic Church loves its paradoxes: The day of intense joy followed by a day of sobering reality (with the bloody feasts of the Holy Innocents and Thomas Beckett coming shortly). … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

“He rules the world with truth and grace.” —Isaac Watts ++ “I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” —Charles Dickens ++ “The Incarnation…illuminates and orders all other phenomena, explains both our laughter … Continue reading

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Wednesday

Looking for ways to stand out this Christmas? Here are some classy ideas: Replace all your manger scene characters with Star Wars figures. Hit on women while caroling at the local old folks home. Blare “I’m Mr. Heat Miser” from … Continue reading

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Tuesday

More Miscellaneous Rambling Welcome to the second-shortest day of the year (well, tied for second). * * * * * * * I don’t know if I’m embarrassed or proud that I did most of my Christmas gift buying at … Continue reading

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The Shopping Trip

A couple were in a busy shopping center just before Christmas. The wife suddenly noticed that her husband was missing. She called him on the mobile. The wife said “Where are you? You know we have lots to do!” He … Continue reading

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Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling Welcome to the shortest day of the year. * * * * * * * It’s the day when the sun stops waning and starts exerting its strength, hence I suppose the Roman holiday, The Birth of the … Continue reading

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