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Who I am, briefly
Brian H. Gill
I was born in 1951. I'm a husband, father and grandfather. One of the kids graduated from college in December, 2008, and is helping her husband run businesses and raise my granddaughter; another is a cartoonist and artist; #3 daughter is a writer; my son is developing a digital game with #3 and #1 daughters. I'm also a writer and artist.
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More Perspectives From the Catholic Laity:
- Blog - David Torkington
Spiritual theologian, author and speaker, specializing in prayer, Christian spirituality and mystical theology [the kind that makes sense-BHG]
- The Curt Jester
Punditry, Prayer, Parody, Polemics, Puns from a Papist Perspective
- If I Might Interject
One Catholic tries to interject the Perspective of the Church
- Sparrowfare (peggyhaslar.com)
Seed-Searches among the Stones
Happy. Southern. Catholic.
- Time for Reflections
(Victor S. E. Moubarak)
Ubi caritas et amor. Deus ibi est.
(Where [there is] charity and love. God is there.)
- Blog - David Torkington
Brian H. Gill's online art store: Opening when I get my ducks in a row. ;)
Tag Archives: culture
Victorian Christmas Cards, Holiday Weirdness
I’ll be sharing some very odd 19th century Christmas cards today. And rambling a bit about holidays, history and whatever else comes to mind. Briefly, for me. Christmas and New Year’s Eve: a Double-Header Solstice Celebration Many if not all … Continue reading
Advent 2022: Remembering the Big Picture
My culture’s Christmas season begins with Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. Our traditionally-frenzied holiday shopping season does, at any rate. That’s not a particularly good thing, considering what stress can do to folks. On the other hand, America’s shopping frenzy inspired … Continue reading
History, Viewpoints, Narratives and Ancient Rome
(From Giovanni Paolo Panini, via Staatsgalerie, Stutgard/Wikimedia Commons, used w/o permission.)(Giovanni Paolo Panini’s “Ancient Rome” — an 18th century view. (1754-1757)) “…Naiad airs have brought me homeTo the glory that was Greece,And the grandeur that was Rome….”(“To Helen,” Edgar Allen … Continue reading