Monthly Archives: January 2012

The beginning of a Quote Collection

I love quotes. I’ve sat here for 5 minutes trying to describe why, and I can’t. One of the best things about quotes is telling someone else about them…. This inaugural quote combines two of my favorite things: C.S. Lewis … Continue reading

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I guess this is on Chesterton?

Because C.S. Lewis’s┬áSurprised by Joy seems to be my favorite book these days, I have spent the afternoon looking up a selection from the plethora of authors mentioned there. It turns out that reviews of Chesterton, Herbert, Bergson, and Bede … Continue reading

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This is a quote from the movie “Into Great Silence”. It is pretty much the only speaking in the entire movie, which is a (3 hour long) glimpse into a Carthusian monastery in the french Alps. It is a beautiful, … Continue reading

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Life in Lafayette

This morning, Lafayette smelled like manure (which personally I don’t mind). By afternoon, the “byproduct of the corn syrup factory” smell had taken over. Yesterday I had a whole conversation with someone about the corn syrup smell, a smell they … Continue reading

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