Monthly Archives: June 2010

Painting Class Paintings

Maybe I mentioned I’m taking oil painting classes at Gallery 109.  My instructor is wonderful.  Some days are intensely frustrating, other days it’s pure joy — most are in between.    But what’s really amazing to me is the progress … Continue reading

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Changes…I don’t like ’em

Tomorrow is the last day Father Kevin will be with us at Grace Church.  He’s taken a post at a larger church in a larger city.  It will be advantageous for his daughters, and the family has many relatives and … Continue reading

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The Romance of Fly Fishing

Very funny little music video about a doomed romance between man and fish. We will be in scenery and activities like that in a couple of weeks!  First stop, San Diego, second stop, Stanley Idaho!

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NPR stream of Punch Brothers’ Bonnaroo Set

They knocked us out.  Truly phenomenal in this one-hour set.  Great crowd.  The band sounds extremely tight but having a great time playing to the crowd, too.  They had another set to play a couple hours later–made us wonder whether … Continue reading

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Punch Brothers Antifogmatic publicity video

UPDATE: I gave bad information below regarding the time of the stream of the Punch Brothers’  Bonnaroo performance.  NPR shows it on their schedule tomorrow (Saturday) at 1pm Central time.  Also it will be webcast on Bonnaroo’s own Youtube channel … Continue reading

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Kindred spirit

Discovered the blog of a kindred spirit, literarily speaking:  http://worthwhilebooks.blogspot.com/ She had me at: If I have to pick between a Protestant novelist or a Catholic one, I almost always choose the latter. Indeed.  It does seem like our Catholic … Continue reading

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Jeeves and Wooster video to cheer you up!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwgS1ctxglw Such a classic scene!  All my sons have loved the Jeeves and Wooster videos (and books).  It’s a funny thing–it’s one of the video series they inevitably share with new lady friends. I’ve been working on a new website … Continue reading

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