Tag Archives: Recreation

To Smoke A Pipe and Worship God

In many Christian communities residing on this earth pipe smoking has always and continues to be appreciated for the benefits it brings to moments of relaxation, conversation, and mental clarity. The Holy Smokers It is no surprise that because of this demonization of tobacco many are hesitant to smoke or even think of tobacco without […]

Christmas Presents to Bestow

Last night the Catholic Gentlemen posted on his blog a guide to buying Christmas gifts for that Catholic Gentleman in your life.  In light of this I think I would like to add some items to the list. I have divided my list into some categories: Weaponry/Utility, Clothing, Books and Luxury. If you have suggestions, just send […]

Beer Bottles into Glasses

Interested in an experiment? Here is one for you. It is a process that can be used to transform your old glass bottles into glasses that can be used for other such liquids. The process is simple, so take a look down below. After reading and making, if you’re worried about cutting your lips up then […]

Every Man Should Carry a Pocket Knife

It used to be that a pocket knife was an essential item that a man carried with him. You had your wallet, your keys, and your trusty pocket knife. The History of the Pocket Knife 1st Century Romans created the first folding pocket knife. They made for easy carrying for soldiers and other explorers on their […]

Justus Hildebrand Schwarzbier (Black Beer)

Today after a long day, I thought I would kick off October with a Dark Lager.  I walked across the street to the local market and picked up a Justus Hildebrand Schwarzbier Dark Lager.  Schwarzbier, literally meaning Black beer in German, is (well) black in color and is made with dark malts which are usually dry […]

Hans Holbein’s “The Body of the Dead Christ in the Tomb” – Jacob T. Reilly

Ekphrastic poetry is poetry which comments on another piece of non-poetry art. In a sense, the musical arrangement of my Sonnet I, by John Henderson, which you can find in both The Song and The Poet section of this blog, can be considered an ekphrastic composition. The word “ekphrastic” comes from the greek word ἔκϕρασις, […]