Archive for February, 2009

  • without ceasing…

    February 17, 2009
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    One of the features on my iPhone is that text messages are displayed as an ongoing conversation.  For instance, I can select my son’s name and see the exchanges we’ve had since we began texting. (Is that really a verb?)  Even though there may be spaces between our communications, the screen shows it as one long talk.

  • St. Valentine

    February 13, 2009
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    According to the Christian Almanac, Valentine was a third-century pastor who was imprisoned for his faith.  He wrote small pastoral notes to members of his congregation on leaves he was able to pluck from a maple tree just outside his cell.