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Pat Gohn is so clever. Her latest episode of the Among Women podcast has a great title, “the Advent of Advent” — it’s an interview with an author of an Advent book, ME!

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I don’t know about you, but I’m going to be tuning into NCYC as much as I can. Our parish has sent a group and they’re on fire about it. But beyond that, NCYC is where I wanna go when I grow up. Seriously. Catholic Coolness!

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Karina Fabian, one of my favorite authors, is writing a special series of stories to raise money for Food for the Poor. Her project, Christmas Spirits, posts every Tuesday and Thursday as the funds come in. I’m definitely going to try to find a way to support this project, and I hope you can, too!

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I’ve been reading Between Heaven and Mirth: Why Joy, Humor, and Laughter Are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life, Fr. James Martin’s latest book. I have had three sick kids for the last two weeks, so I haven’t had a chance to read it quite as quickly as I’ve wanted to. It’s fabulous and has given me more than a few chuckling moments as I’ve read it. HIGHLY recommended!

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Have you seen this? My husband found it via Facebook the other night, and we watched it about thirty times before we were able to stop.

The caption on Facebook was something to the effect of, “how you know when someone’s not from a farm.” Um, yeah. Among other things.

Now pardon me, I gotta watch it again

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As Advent approaches, I just wanted to point out that you’ll find a list of Advent resources that I like in the sidebar.

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Here’s a question for you: if you could have me review any app on my iPad, what would it be? I’ve been doing a Tech Talk column at CatholicMom.com every week, and I’d love your suggestions!

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