Little Cat With Seven Names

This was originally posted in 2019 on one of my no-longer-active blogs. One of my favorite picture books, discovered just two years ago, and already read many times, is Virginia Kahl's "Whose Cat Is That?" A white cat looking for a home of her own came to a village with seven houses.  At each home, … Continue reading Little Cat With Seven Names

Thursday Is Art Day: May 20

Post from old blog. Connecting a Picture and a Quote I always connect this Garth Williams illustration from Little House in the Big Woods, by Laura Ingalls Wilder with these words from Walden, by Henry David Thoreau:"I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion."If Laura … Continue reading Thursday Is Art Day: May 20

A Piece Of Writing I’ve Loved For Years (Slightly Edited) This was originally posted on one of my old blogs in 2014. I've loved the following essay since I came across a condensed version of it over thirty years ago. I've read it often since then. "A person can never get true greatness by trying for it. You get it when you're not looking … Continue reading A Piece Of Writing I’ve Loved For Years (Slightly Edited)

Fandango’s Flashback Friday: 2/19/21 This was originally published on one of my old blogs in 2011. Not In Any Of The Usual Ways Those of you who have been reading my blog know thatI am a Jewish convert to the Catholic Church. What youmay not know, however, is that I am also a revert. Yes,I was, for several … Continue reading Fandango’s Flashback Friday: 2/19/21

No Link To THAT Site Here! [post from 2011] I recently googled "Rosary Meditations", and I found a website which I will never share on this blog, on Twitter, on Facebook, or anywhere else.Why? Because it turned out to be a New Age site, where Our Lady is depicted as a goddess.You can guess how fast I got out of THAT website!