Monthly Archives: January 2005

On “On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity”

Update on 2/11/05: I took these down to conserve some web space and display some newer stuff. If you wanna see these let me know. For anyone interested: An edition of Milton’s poem “On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity” appeared in 1923 (according to our Hughes book) with six illustrations by William Blake. These beautiful […]

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Bert and Ernie are next up for a public burning…

What is it with the Christian leaders in this country? Jerry Falwell thought Tinky-Winky was gay and that 9/11 was the result of God’s anger brought upon by, among other things, feminists and “pagans.” (It was Lewis Black that asked “Pagans? Aren’t they a motorcycle group?”) Now James Dobson apparently thinks Spongebob Squarepants is among […]

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The beauty and danger of blogs.

I’m sure you’ve noticed, but in case you haven’t, at the top right of the screen there is a button that says “next blog.” Click on it, and you’ll be transported to a random person’s blog. Sometimes when I don’t have a lot going on (no sarcastic comments) I like to see what other people […]

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Awful or Awe-ful?

Just a quick thought: I think we (and by we I mean myself and the two other people who view this site) should be allowed to reclaim the word awful. No more shall it mean “extremely bad or unpleasant,” but we should strive to use the more logical, yet more archaic, definition of “filled with […]

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Christmas is hard work.

Ya know, as a kid I remember Christmas quite fondly. Lots of playing with my two cousins, watching movies (Christmas Vacation and A Christmas Story never get old), and sleeping. What the hell happened to that? Well, after a vacation that took my fiance and me all across Texas, and eventually to the west coast, […]

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