Hogwarts’ Controversy (Adults Only, Please)

Okay, I have now been reading the hubub for a couple of days about Dumbledore. (See Flying Stars for some excellent discussion that is remaining blessedly short, as well as Catholic and Enjoying It! for some more balanced commentary.) When I first heard/read about it, I thought, “Ahh, okay. I thought so.” Yes, something made…

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Yes! Yes! Yes!

Mark Shea has a phenomenal post (replete with spoilers) on Harry Potter. It delves into several of the most prevalent arguments against the series and rebuts them, I think, very well. (I’m sure he’ll be relieved to know that I approve of his writing.) He also has a lengthy comment from a reader that gets…

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Nine Hours, Seventeen Minutes, Twenty-two Seconds

Finished at approximately 3:15 a.m. Stopped completely to watch Chicken Run, talk twice on the phone with Hubby, comfort each of the girls – in turn – when they had bad dreams, and to brush my teeth. Re-read certain paragraphs to be sure I was getting things right. Fantastic. Utterly wonderful. Great story. No, not…

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

That, my friends, is the hysterical laughter of a woman who was called by the library on Saturday afternoon. I wasn’t home until Sunday night (when they were not open), so I couldn’t pick up my borrowed copy of Deathly Hallows until this morning. I am running a timer as I read, with the many…

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