Author Archives: David Naas

Awesome Avocado-Under-Egg Breakfast

Awesome Avocado-Under-Egg On Toast Breakfast Being, as previously noted, somewhat lazy as well as cheap, extensive preparation for a meal is not one of my greater joys. If materials are not ready to hand, I will not run out to … Continue reading

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Does the Buddha have a Dog Nature?

Golly, I sure hope so. Last week, we had to euthanize (put down, put to sleep, kill) our two dogs. Our Old Boy (our son’s inseparable companion) was getting arthritic, had stopped eating and lost bowel control. (he “leaked”), and … Continue reading

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Return of the Pagans

No, not these volk. As society retreats from Christian influence, not even bothering to pay the homage of hypocrisy to virtue, the people most surprised by the result will be (and already are) those who have been clamoring for the … Continue reading

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The Man Born Blind

Sunday’s Gospel was the story of the Man Born Blind, how Christ healed him up, of the blindness, and healed his heart also. John 9:1-41 As Jesus passed by he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, … Continue reading

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Yesterday Was The Third Sunday In Lent

Last Sunday (yesterday) the Gospel reading was from John, about The Woman at the Well, one of the longer Gospel readings in the year, even the abbreviated version is longer than usual. (This is only an excerpt.) Gospel of John Chapter … Continue reading

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You Cannot Serve Both God And MadAve

Of all the advertising schemes promoted by Madison Avenue, is there ONE which does not appeal to human depravity one way or another? Is there a marketing campaign which does not depend on the seven deadly sins? Is there a … Continue reading

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Sunday Stir-Fry Stew … and MORE

  It has been a while since I tried anything new in the kitchen. So there I am, in the local grocery, and meandering about as is my wont when my wife foolishly sends me to the store alone (!!), … Continue reading

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No Worries, Mate

All of the flapdoodle, hooey, bunkum, and hunting of snipe aside, what are we worried about? Are we concerned about politics? Relax. No human institution is perfect, and you may safely disregard politicians and preachers who declare the USA to … Continue reading

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Got the Blahs? – Repent!

I have just finished reading a remarkable book, The Noonday Devil: Acedia, The Unnamed Evil Of Our Times, by Jean-Charles Nault, O.S.B., Abbot of Saint-Wandrille. I heartily recommend it to one and all. This is a condensation of a larger … Continue reading

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He Is Risen

Of course, yesterday, Easter Sunday, being a) a day I try to sty off the Internet, and b) a FEAST day, I am late. Or am I? The Octave lasts until next Sunday, and the Season is 50 days.  So.. … Continue reading

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