Christ the Lord is ris’n today, Alleluia! Sons of men and angels say, Alleluia! Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia! Sing, ye heav’ns, and earth, reply, Alleluia! Lives again our glorious King, Alleluia! Where, O death, is now thy sting? Alleluia! Once He died our souls to save, Alleluia! Where thy victory, O grave?
From Powerline’s The Week in Pictures. Link coming.
Along the Via Dolorosa, Way of Grief. The top photo is of an impression of Jesus’ hand as he stumbled while carrying the cross. Top row middle, Station VII along the way where Jesus fell a second time. Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Entry to the tomb. This site has a telling of Via Dolorosa
The religious value of such a picture lies in its power to revive personal memories. Death is one of the most solemn realities in the world; it is the door by which one passes from the seen and temporal into the more immediate consciousness of things unseen and eternal. Commentary on Decent from the Cross
The state of Western Civilization notwithstanding, today will be even gloriouser than yesterday. Pax vobiscum.
This looks like something that would be fun to make with… oh, I don’t know… a little boy, doesn’t it? 😉 From The Best of Bon Appetit (1979) brought to you courtesy of Mr. Big Food’s Big Food Manual and Survivalist Flourishing Guide. (More info here; similar recipe here.) “This bread may be frozen and decorated
From The Best of Bon Appetit (1979) Be creative! Make this in the shape of a bunny instead of a duck! More info here; similar recipe here.) “Each slice of this festive bread will show a swirl of raspberry, chocolate and nuts.” —The Best of Bon Appetit (1979) “Duck may be prepared a day ahead.
Written Monday, April 1, 2018 This morning I looked into the future and determined that I was not going to be wholly productive today, and I was correct. But I ought to do something, right? So I looked to see what sort of things I had previously posted about Easter. It appears I had a
Or is it?
What the heck? [That is a cleaned up version of what I muttered as I— at 5 in the ante m— walked into the kitchen.]
For the leftover corned beef and cabbage Corned Beef is not actually a variety meat but we include it here because it is the same type simple family food as many of the variety meats. Le Melange Americain, as the French call Corned Beef Hash, is a typical American dish. Thrifty New Englanders prepared corned
“An Old-Fashioned Jiggs and Maggie Dinner”—Master Chef Louis P. De Gouy, The Gold Cook Book (1947) “Important. If the corned beef is to be eaten cold and enjoyed like Westphalia ham, cold Southdown mutton, brook trout in aspic, or a terrine of pâté de foie gras, it should be cooked with devoted care. Yet the
As found in Mr. Big Food’s Big Food Manual and Survivalist Flourishing Guide. Herter’s recipe assumes you’ve made your own corned beef— a process that takes about 15 days. If not, get yourself to the store! This is the previously described method for just cooking the corned beef. COOK CORNED MEAT AS FOLLOWS: “Place the
This won’t be ready for St. Patrick’s Day but might be a fun Spring project for the ambitious! Found in Mr. Big Food’s Big Food Manual and Survivalist Flourishing Guide. From Bull Cook and Authentic Historical Recipes and Practices by George Leonard Herter and Bertie E. Herter (1960/1970) HOW TO MAKE REAL CORNED VENISON, ANTELOPE,
Today is Washington’s birthday. Not last Monday. Today. And so, I’ll begin by cribbing a bit from Scott Johnson’s annual commemoration of the Indispensible Man over at Powerline (sorry link coming, I’m not fully coffeed yet). From the letter to Washington from America’s oldest Jewish congregation welcoming him to Newport, Rhode Island upon the ratification
Reposted from February 12, 2015. As I commented, I am not a huge fan of Lincoln (don’t like Douglas at all). That said, I’d rather recognize Lincoln on Lincoln’s birthday than recognize that amorphous groups, Presidents, next Monday. [From Illustrated Encyclopedia Book-of-the-Year 1960 Edition, Bobley Publishing Corp., Glen Cove, N.Y. 1960] I don’t generally comment on Lincoln’s
Be Strong Be strong! We are not here to play, to dream, to drift; We have hard work to do, and loads to lift; Shun not the struggle– face it; ’tis God’s gift. Be strong! Say not, “The days are evil. Who’s to blame?” And fold the hands and acquiesce– oh shame! Stand up, speak
From A Defective Santa Claus by James Whitcomb Riley, with pictures by C.M. Relyea and Will Vawter (1904) I wish I had remembered earlier that I have this. What a delight! I have several books of Riley’s poems, and more in e-book format. The dialect takes some getting used to, but once you train up