My first full day of my stay-cation. I joined Marie’s family at Houghton Lake for a few days, returning yesterday. The weather was terrible, so I organized two bar hops, covering seven bars in two nights. The Monday night outing left me a bit worn on Tuesday, but I was able to make it home by mid-afternoon. More on the bar hopping this Friday.
Irenaeus feast day today, according to my St. James Calendar. He’s the last of the first: the latest in time of the first patristics. He’s the last entry in volume one of Quasten’s Patrology: The Beginnings of Patristic LIterature, from the Apostles Creed to Irenaeus. He’s one of the few early patristics I’ve read (as part of my Gnostic studies years ago).
I like to think I’m above taking pleasure in another person’s pain, but CNN’s straits delight me. It’s been such a fraudulent news outlet for so many years. It’s not often one gets to witness justice meted out like this, especially in today’s topsy-turvy world of American media.del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg | Facebook | Technorati | Google | StumbleUpon | Window Live | Tailrank | Furl | Netscape | Yahoo | BlinkList