Monthly Archives: August 2012

Thursday Stash Bash, vol 2

So this week I’ve been spending about an hour or so every night on my sampler. Of course, I’ve also had to take out some stitches. This particular sampler is worked on linen, which is my favorite fabric to cross … Continue reading

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Legitimate rape, contraception, and the Catholic Church

Last Sunday, while commenting to a St. Louis TV station about pregnancy resulting from rape, Representative Todd Akin, a Republican from Missouri said: “It seems to be, first of all, from what I understand from doctors, it’s really rare. If … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes, vol 12

— 1 — I took a couple of days off this week, remember I said a few weeks ago that we were going to drive to Marfa? Well, the Patriarch had an RCIA team meeting on Tuesday and didn’t want … Continue reading

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