"Are we prepared to promote conditions in which the living contact with God can be reestablished? For our lives today have become godless to the point of complete vacuity. God is no longer with us in the conscious sense of the word. He is denied, ignored, excluded from every claim to have a part in our daily life." - Alfred Delp, S.J.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

This is cool...

Try this:

Rub your 'f-u' finger against your top front teeth until it makes a sound.  Then rub it against these two teeth back and forth in random starts and stops really fast, alternating with slower jerky movements - the room must be very quiet - soon you will discover it sounds a lot like people talking - perhaps in the another room, slightly muffled, but the pitch raises and lowers, and you can manipulate the effect, causing it to sound like women in the next room arguing or speaking excitedly.  You hear the chatter, sense the emotion, but can't figure out what the hell they are talking about.

It even woke the cat up.

NB:  Tomorrow's home-school project will involve rubbing the rim of your stemmed crystal wine glass to make it 'sing'.  It is also 'wear-periwinkle-blue day' - so dress accordingly!  We will also be reviving our fairy-tale-high stories for pre-school children.


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  2. "You hear the chatter, sense the emotion, but can't figure out what the hell they are talking about."

    So this is a lot like reading the blogs of the Catholic "faithful opposition"?

  3. Haha! No - it's just stuff I like to do. :)

  4. Reminds me of these toothbrushes my kids had. When you pressed the head against your teeth it played the Star Wars theme song. The sound reverberated through the bones in your jaw and it sounded like there was a speaker between your ears. Pretty neat.

  5. Oh little cat who looks so like my very beloved one, who was blind for the 4 years of her life ! How I miss her still !

    1. Oh that's sad. Poor kitty.


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