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Why milestones are milestones

In Birthday, Christianity, Culture, Ethics, God, Grace, Holidays, Language, Life, Liturgy, Love, Philosophy, Religion, Sacraments, Spirituality, Theology, Values on January 6, 2009 at 00:21

To call an event a milestone and mark it with some little ritual is to affirm of the meaning of life… Read the rest of this entry »

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The (sort-of) semiotics of milestones

In Atheism, Birthday, Christianity, Culture, Faith, God, History, Holidays, Language, Life, Love, Opinion, Personal, Philosophy, Religion, Spirituality, Theology, Thoughts, Values on December 19, 2008 at 05:34

To call an act/event a milestone and mark it with some little ritual is an affirmation of the meaningfulness of life… (Revised into a somewhat more readable post here.) Read the rest of this entry »

What’s Latin for ‘blog’? (revised)

In Blogging, Humor, Internet, Language, Latin, Opinion, Thoughts, Writing on February 17, 2008 at 01:45

Question: What are the Latin words for the noun ‘blog’ and the verb ‘blogging’? Would blogis and blogere be appropriate? Read the rest of this entry »

What’s Latin for ‘blog’?

In Blogging, Christianity, Culture, English, Humor, Language, Latin, Life, Opinion, Personal, Thoughts, Writing on September 22, 2007 at 01:32

Question: What are the Latin words for ‘blog’ and ‘blogging’? If there aren’t any as yet, may we use blogis and blogere? Read the rest of this entry »