Okay, My Liturgical Friends, Let’s Do Lent!

For reasons I attribute to God's impeccable sense of humor, I am a Baptist with more than a few Catholic and Lutheran friends. Normally, when you get Catholics and Lutherans shoulder to shoulder, they fight wide-ranging wars where infidels are broken on the wheel and which end in a nice pot-luck and maybe a sing-along. However, when … Continue reading Okay, My Liturgical Friends, Let’s Do Lent!

In the Coming Guac Wars, Humor Will Be the First Casualty

So, yesterday, Twitter lit up brightly but briefly over this tweet from the New York Times. https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/616303020574441472 I congratulate the social media manager of the Times for getting a conversation going about the newspaper in a way that doesn't involve cowardice. Heck, even President Obama found time to address the issue while awkwardly dodging questions about why his … Continue reading In the Coming Guac Wars, Humor Will Be the First Casualty