Farewell, Bloglines

I’ve used Bloglines for my blog subscriptions for many years. No more. The service has been out all day today. No attempt has been made to offer an explanation or an update. We don’t even get the graphic of the “Bloglines Plumber,” just a cheesy bunch of colored dots and a statement telling us what…

How Not to Talk to the Media

A former vice-chancellor of the Galveston-Houston Archdiocese used to say that most of the phone calls he received led to him saying either, “Have you tried praying for Father?” or “Father, have you taken your medication today?” This priest was in California, but his bishop is probably asking him the latter question.