Monthly Archives: December 2012

Originally posted on GoodMorningGloucester:
I was home for Christmas, which was great. I didn’t make it back to Gloucester before the storm because I got laid up with a stomach sickness (the cause of my not having a post ready…

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I love philosophical cartoons like this one

I used to teach philosophy of nature (aka cosmology, natural philosophy, etc.) so I particularly appreciate this one. *Warning: some of the other cartoons in the XKCD series may be offensive to some readers, but sometimes the author really hits … Continue reading

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2012 in review – interesting stats!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 24,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Perpetual Learner:
“When should I take my Christmas decorations down?” A surprising number of people ask Google this question. I got a surprising number of hits on a poll I posted on this topic last year.  For…

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Originally posted on GoodMorningGloucester:
From the same book I used for yesterday’s post. It was a great Christmas present! – Fr. Matthew Green  

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Michelinoceras and Anomalocaris, folded from a Japanese origami book I got for Christmas called “Dinosaurs 3″ by Fumiaki Kawahata.  Neither of these creatures is a dinosaur, but you get the point – the book has diagrams…

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Originally posted on GoodMorningGloucester:
During the “Men’s Night” event, at the Pop Gallery I bought a pack of catnip-based toys for my family’s two cats, Frey and Freya.  This photo shows Frey after flipping out with the catnip… now in…

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Originally posted on GoodMorningGloucester:
Santa brought me a few origami books! This Santa is from “Brilliant Origami”, by David Brill: – Fr. Matthew Green  

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Originally posted on GoodMorningGloucester:
The other day I got an envelope in the mail from someone in Pennsylvania named Ali Thome, who read my blog posts about the origami Christmas/Fishmas tree, and decided to chip in! Thanks for the beautiful…

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Homilycast #296: December 25, Christmas!

Merry Christmas! Here is my homily for this Sunday, recorded during the 5:00PM Vigil Mass at St. Joachim’s in Rockport, using the readings for the Mass during the night. You can hear all of my “homilycasts” by copying this URL: http://advenus.wordpress.com/category/podcast-2/feed/Continue reading

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