Monthly Archives: February 2013

Two quotes from Pope Benedict XVI

Fulfillment does not lie in comfort, ease, and following one’s inclinations, but precisely in allowing demands to be made upon you, in taking the harder path. Everything else turns out somehow boring, anyway. Only the person who recognizes an ideal … Continue reading

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Audiobooks and How I Read

I just posted a review of Father Gaetano’s Puppet Catechism by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden over at SFFaudio. A good, not great, novella. Today the finalists for the Audie Awards were announced, and I didn’t recognize a title in … Continue reading

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Truth in Journalism

I’m of the opinion that the biggest problem the United States has is that people don’t know what the truth is. I include myself in that group. Why do I believe this? Because I frankly don’t trust much of the … Continue reading

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Books from LTUE

We (my daughter and I) had a wonderful time at LTUE 31. The above picture was the view from our hotel room. I went to a lot of panels, met a lot of great people, and I brought home a … Continue reading

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Thanks, Your Holiness. Awesome speech.

  One of my favorite Pope Benedict moments…      

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Pope Benedict XVI

I loved Pope John Paul II. I still do. I have no memory of popes before him. In 2005 he died, and Joseph Ratzinger became Pope Benedict XVI. I really didn’t know how that would turn out. I wasn’t excited. … Continue reading

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