From my blog, Old World Swine; Remember, January 25th is Burns Night! I pray our government will lift this ban on Haggis before a corrupt and violent black market has a chance to develop. Haggis smuggling would have to be a dirty business.
MERRY CHRISTMAS, ALL!
No blogging today, but I hope you and yours have a great Thanksgiving day. Also, HERE’S A FASCINATING ARTICLE ON THE TOPIC. Note for those in other countries and others who are curious: HERE’S INFO ON THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY.
WATCH THE VIDEO.(CHT: Instapundit) NOTE: This is basically a TV show devoted to the subject, not a three minute video.)
A reader writes: I thought this question would have a nice spooky element for Halloween. In St. Liguori’s Glories of Mary, the author relates some fantastic stories: Moreover, Pelbart says that in his time, when the emperor Sigismund was crossing the Alps with his army, a voice was heard coming from a skeleton asking for […]
Today is June 1st, which means that it is a special day for me. Not because it’s the day that the first Superman comic was published back in 1938. (Well, okay, it is.) But because it’s the feast day of St. Justin Martyr! YEE-HAW!!! Justin Martyr is patron saint of apologists, so you can imagine […]
Just a quick post to wish everyone at JA.O a Blessed and Merry Christmas. Thanks to Jimmy for all the work and thought he puts into his ‘blog, and for inviting me to participate. Thanks to everyone who reads and posts here, for your patient indulgence. And THANKS BE TO GOD for all He is, […]
Today–November 26th–back in 1922, archaeologist Howard Carter and his employer Lord Canarvan entered the tomb of King Tutankhamun, becoming the first people to enter it in 3000 years since it had been overlooked by graverobbers. Precisely because of its overlooking, it contained a wealth of aristic treasures (and junk) that had been stripped from every […]
Just remember to make sure the T stands for "thanks" rather than "turkey"!
Today–November 22–back in 1963 President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot while riding in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in the city of Dallas. To the left is a picture of me standing at the spot where he was struck by the fatal head shot that ended his life. (Sorry for the poor picture quality, […]