Monthly Archives: December 2007

A Kiss and New Year’s Eve

I just read this at Box Turtle Bulletin (I’ve put the link below).  It is a beautiful essay and the end, I found, was very powerful.  I hope everyone has a nice, safe New Year’s Eve and New Year.  We … Continue reading

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The Pope and Families

I see the pope is making his usual Christmas time speeches.  And no different than his other speeches, he is talking about the ‘traditional’ family.  The pope stated that: "family is based on the unbreakable union of man and woman … Continue reading

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Begging for money

I suppose this is the time of year when lots of non-profits start begging for money.  One just arrived in my inbox from the Family Research Council and another arrived in the mail from Exodus–the ex-gay organization.  Yes, I put … Continue reading

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The Lack of a Christmas Message

Well, at least Stacy Harp recognized Christmas.  I find it very strange that these people all complain about the war on Christmas and the war on Christians and the war on Christian values, but when it comes to the most … Continue reading

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The Christmas Message (or lack thereof)

I just took my usual stroll through some blogs that I read that have views opposite of mine.  I expected to see messages about Christmas and the message of Christmas.  One had somewhat of a message, and that was at … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Everyone

It doesn’t feel like Christmas Eve here in California.  I suppose it is because it isn’t cold and snowing!  And it doesn’t feel like a holiday since I still need to do some grading tomorrow and packing and planning out … Continue reading

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I’m going to eat my words…

Today we signed all the paperwork for the house and had all the contingencies removed, so now all we wait for is the mortgage company to come through with the money and the house is ours on the 3rd.  It … Continue reading

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