Biltrix Down 8

Good morning, readers of Biltrix, and Happy Friday to you all.

The unfortunate news is that Biltrix is experiencing temporary technical difficulty (James just moved into a new place where everything is running smoothly, except AT&T wireless service). So unfortunately, until we can resolve these issues, Biltrix is going to be Down… More…

What Does the Hog Say? 4

Guess what day tomorrow is...

Guess what day tomorrow is…

Tomorrow, February 2, as many as 30,000 pilgrims will converge on a small hill in a town whose name they can’t even pronounce (Punxsutawney, PA), to consult a small furry oracle named Phil, on what to expect from the weather for the next 6 weeks.

Punxsutawney Phil, the legendary groundhog, has gotten it right 100% of the time, according to More…

My Dear, Dear WordPress Friends… 28

I have not stopped blogging. Biltrix isn’t done yet.

Gratuitous Cat Photo

Gratuitous Cat Photo

In one of Seneca’s letters — I think it’s letter 43 but I’m not sure — Seneca rambles on to his imaginary friend Lucilius about how good it is for the soul to travel and read on vacation.

Well, I’m not on vacation, More…

Prayers for the Victims in Boston 3

Our heart and prayers at Biltrix go out to the men, women, children and their families who were injured or killed during the Boston Marathon bombing yesterday. May the Lord console and help them as they recover from this atrocity.

Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston, issued the following statement in response to the attack: More…

So Long and Thanks for All the Fish! 19

Mimosa Sunset on the Long Island Sound

Hello, everybody! I Just got back yesterday from a getaway in Greenport, Long Island (which explains the recent reblogs and Scoop.it postings w/o any additional comments or reflections from Yours Truly).

During this brief respit, I was able to absorb the beauty of nature and disengage from intellectual pursuits for a while. Well… not entirely. More…

Sacred White Buffalo Slaughtered! Reply

On Biltrices and Buffalos: No Bull about it, this really happened

Okay… this is not the type of thing we ordinarily see on Biltrix. Then again, what is a biltrix? Not the type of thing we see, hear, or read about every day. Sorry guys! I couldn’t resist sharing this one… (I have a soft spot in my heart for animals, particularly, canines and bovines, if you haven’t noticed…)

Here’s an except. The full article details Homeland Security’s investigation of the case and a $5,000 reward More…

Steve Jobs and the New Evangelization 2

Note: I’m a little under the weather these days, so, as you can see I’m doing a lot of reposting — articles of interest. I hope you find them useful.

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Fr. C. J. McCloskey suggests that, although Steve Jobs was no saint, we have a lot to learn from the example of his bold and productive life. More…