Monday, December 28, 2009

For the Fourth Day of Christmas

Here is a photo of our white Christmas and a poem about the modern view of Advent and Christmas.

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Do Whatever He Tells You

The November, 2009, issue of First Things has a statement by Evangelicals and Catholics Together on the Blessed Virgin Mary: Do Whatever He Tells You.

It discusses the most important and widely accepted points about Mary and also includes some comments (from the Evangelical perspective) about important Catholic beliefs.

Mike Wise on Tiger Woods

Drawing on his own experience, Mike Wise, in his column Saturday, makes the following observation:
Tiger Woods has an emotional void in his life. This void must be huge. For him to be where he is today, this deep emptiness must have consumed him, must be something he has been living with for a long time.

What can fill that void?

The most satisfying answer would be God.

Saturday, December 26, 2009

The Mom Song

Anita Renfroe sings her famous Mom Song with energy and at an unbelievable tempo.

It recounts the typical day in the life of a mom with kids in school, and is set to Rossini's William Tell Overture.

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Dreaming of a white Christmas

After the Blizzard of 2009, we won't be merely dreaming of a white Christmas. We had 17 inches of snow and expect that it will still be here on Christmas.

Midtown Global Market: a Top 10 In-Store Dining Spot

Minneapolis' Midtown Global Market (which is Molly's base of culinary operations) was featured (and pictured!) in bon appetit's Top 10 Best In-Store Dining Spots this month.

Speaking of Molly, the tastebud tart is discussing centerpieces this month. She advises keeping them simple and low.