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    Archive for December, 2006

    Something for Sunday Morning

    Sunday, December 31st, 2006

    Secular things can be adapted to holy ends. New Year’s resolutions are a great example. Anonymous

    The Weekend Eudemon

    Saturday, December 30th, 2006

    Online opportunities continue to escape me. A few short items this morning: Interesting fact that sounds familiar but wasn’t in the forefront of my consciousness: The Dead Sea is in some places 1,500 feet deep. Its bottom is the deepest natural hole in the earth, measuring about a half mile below sea level. “In 1970, [...]

    A Short Brewing Eudemon

    Friday, December 29th, 2006

    I warned you that a few posts would be short between Christmas and New Years. Today’s is one of the briefest: Flying Dog Brewery is sponsoring a contest: Name their seasonal summer ale (a Belgian white). The winner gets a free trip to Denver. Via. There are lots of gays in Colorado. Maybe you can [...]

    Holy Innocents and a Funny Drunk

    Thursday, December 28th, 2006

    In Ramah is heard the sound of moaning, of bitter weeping! Rachel mourns her children, she refuses to be consoled because her children are no more. Jeremiah 31:15 St. Stephen, the first martyr, has his feast day on December 26th. Today, it’s the feast of the Holy Innocents, the infants and toddlers killed by Herod [...]

    The Wednesday Eudemon

    Wednesday, December 27th, 2006

    It’s Ford day. Former President Ford died. Ford talks with Toyota are getting more intense. Central Michigan University won the Motor City Bowl at Ford Field last night. My wife drives a Ford, one of those 12-person vans that people around here refer to as “Amish haulers” because retirees buy them and earn spending money [...]

    The Dragging Eudemon

    Tuesday, December 26th, 2006

    Christmas Day is gone, and I feel like a ran a marathon. I thoroughly enjoy the Day, but it wears me out. I slept over nine hours last night, and I felt like I could’ve slept another couple. It was a very good Christmas. We generally don’t splurge on our children, but we did this [...]

    Merry Christmas

    Monday, December 25th, 2006

    May your Christmas be holy and fun. The two go together more than people think.

    Something for Christmas Eve Morning

    Sunday, December 24th, 2006

    We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice. Pope Paul VI “There were only two classes of men who heard the cry that night: Shepherds and Wise Men. Shepherds: those who know they know [...]

    The Weekend Eudemon

    Saturday, December 23rd, 2006

    Long celebration yesterday. Drank some beer and wine, cleaned the house with Marie and the kids, took everyone to the drinking club for dinner, rented a movie (teen comedy John Tucker Must Die, which wasn’t bad, but maybe because I slept through half of it). Today, I’m just taking it easy and resting up. Is [...]

    Celebration Eudemon

    Friday, December 22nd, 2006

    Friday is here, and so is screw-off time. A half-day at the office, and an easy half day at that. A partner wants me to try some 40-year-old scotch at lunch. I detest most hard liquor, but I’m in such a good mood, I just might try it . . . with a Labatt’s chaser. [...]

    Four Days to Go

    Thursday, December 21st, 2006

    The children’s Christmas concert/play last night. One more Christmas party this weekend. And then the big days hit. On Saturday morning, we’re putting our kids into forced labor for two hours, in hopes of getting the house cleaned up for the twelve days of Christmas. They’re already dreading it, but we assure them fun follows [...]

    The Wednesday Eudemon

    Wednesday, December 20th, 2006

    Quick, get me a head accident: “A devout Christian who said an accident at work boosted his libido and wrecked his marriage as he turned to prostitutes and pornography was awarded more than £3 million ($7.51 million) in damages.” He got to fool around on his wife, he became a millionaire, and his cat-house behavior [...]

     


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