In honor of reading week, my birthday, and updating on breaks to entertain Susan Olson, here's the passion of the tchotchke. Kate, who sent me the link, likes the lamp the best, but I'm going to have to go with the ties.
PS It was my birthday on Friday. PpS I like religious kitsch, as evidenced by my Sacred Heart of Jesus wrist watch. PPPS Did I mention it was my birthday?
In case you missed it, YDS's former visiting professor Randall Balmer was on The Daily Show last night talking about his new book, God In The White House, or as he likes to call it, The Show That Appears Daily.
(watching a very affectionate couple exit the restaurant through a back door)
"Sober" M.Div: I bet you twenty bucks they're going back there to fuck. Drunk M.Div: Oh my GOD, when did you become so cynical?? "Sober" M.Div: That's not being cynical! That's a beautiful thing. They're going to make a baby. Drunk M.Div: Oh my God, when did you become Roman Catholic?