The inimitably eloquent Alissa Wilkinson:
That all said, Advent is here. The new church calendar started on Sunday…I still felt the newness of it, the anticipation. It’s no accident, I don’t think, that the darkness stretches wider and wider across the day until just about Christmas. So much to wait for. So much to yearn for, and anticipate. So much rejoicing to come.
A-Dubs was just featured in this month’s Christianity Today:
Make it Snow Around the World
This was, of course, the #1 reason to move our blog to WordPress.com.
RSS Is Dead, But Reeder For Mac Makes It A Beautiful Corpse
Of course, users of Reeder on the other platforms will know that it is built on top of Google Reader. You log in with your Google credentials and all of your feeds (and starred items) are transfered over. But Reeder makes the experience look roughly a million times better.
Beautiful desktop app for the Mac that syncs with the (rather fugly-looking) Google Reader. I found a “Draft 1″ version here that downloaded and installed without issue. Highly recommended.
The Unsocial Network
Starting to put it together, Jay brought up the other obvious lingering issue. “What happens with Conan?” he said.
“He goes at 12,” Gaspin said. “Everything just moves back.”
“So I wouldn’t get The Tonight Show?” Jay asked.
“No, Conan would keep Tonight,” Gaspin said. Jay stared at him during an extended silence. “Look, we have a tough situation here,” Gaspin finally said. “NBC is in trouble. If you leave or Conan leaves, it gets worse. We really want both of you. We think both of you are big talents.”
I wonder how that all worked out.
Not to say that my wife’s email outage reflects on me as a geek or a human being, but it totally does.
Apple Destroyed Products
Schmoo: “Oh, this is cathartic.”