Thanks once again to our host, Larry D., who is no doubt terrified by this post. When my friend real-life friend Sandra told me she was planning a Halloween-themed wedding, let me assure you: I was skeptical. But it turned out absolutely lovely! Which you would expect, if you know Sandra and her beloved Larry … Continue reading 3.5 Takes: Halloween Wedding
Thanks once again to our host Larry D. at Acts of the Apostasy, who kept me entertained for many happy minutes on my flight to Texas, with a snippet of his NaNoWriMo work. It’s gonna be good, when he has the whole thing ready for public consumption. *** 1. I forgot to tell you last … Continue reading 3.5 Takes: More Things to Read
1. If you didn’t come here from there already, go visit our hostess. She’s got an especially entertaining set of takes up, including a bit of other interesting bookishness, Tom Clancy edition. 2. Of course you want this book: That is why you’re here today, right? Excellent. 3. I read this book. This is how … Continue reading 7 Takes: Sinner’s Guide to NFP Giveaway Day
Most weeks, I really like the Tuesday / Friday method of staying on track. It helps me remember to post stuff. This is not that week. I say that during the Wed-Thurs interregnum, Jen F. and Larry D. can split the difference. In castle news this week: 1. Child Vomits At Church. Thank you Mrs. … Continue reading 4 Takes, 2.5 Time-Outs . . .
Thanks once again to our host, Larry D. at Acts of the Apostasy, who won’t mind if I’m slow on registering with Mr. Linky due to my temporary change in vices while I’m out here in the desert. Right Larry? Maybe? 1. This afternoon at lunch Dad saw me coveting the editorial page of the … Continue reading 3.5 Time Outs: Thinking Catholic
Thanks once again to our host Larry D. at Acts of the Apostasy, this bringing old meaning to Man, you’re sick. 1. The reason I’m asking internet strangers, instead of my dearly beloved, for advice on teen boy chastity, is this: The SuperHusband has ample experience with “Teen Boy”, but neither he nor I had … Continue reading 3.5 Time Outs: Teen Boy Chastity Bleg, Part 2
Thanks once again to our host Larry D. at Acts of the Apostasy, who’s got all your Apocalypse needs covered. Especially Robot Apocalypse. 1. Yesterday was our 17th Anniversary. We had dinner on the screen porch — steak, tater tots, spinach, cantaloupe, champagne. Even the kids were full before dessert. I can’t remember when it … Continue reading 3.5 Time Outs: Assorted Measures
Thanks once again to our host Larry D. at Acts of the Apostasy, who is nothing if not capable of punching a man-card. 1. Darwin reminded me I needed to write a Glock post. No blog is complete until you’ve done that. And look what I brought home from the library the other month, when … Continue reading 3.5 Time Outs: Glocks.
Thanks once again to our host Larry D. at Acts of the Apostasy, who pulled the ol’ you-vacationed-where?? trick on me. Works every time. I’m easy to surprise. 1. We unplugged for Triduum, and wow: Peaceful. But look, the power of scheduling made it look like I was on the internet: In Defense of Pretty … Continue reading 3.5 Time Outs: On Tour
Thanks once again to our host Larry D. at Acts of the Apostasy, who makes Tuesday everything it should be and then some. 1. Catholic Blog Day. What I had planned to do today (actually, yesterday, but let’s not quibble) was empty out my inbox of the 10,000 fabulous links kind people have sent my … Continue reading 3.5 Time Outs: Mardi Gras