Sunday, February 24, 2013


Hi all,

I'm now on twitter. I can be followed. I'm just melindaselmys. (Does the word "follow" somehow strangely suggest "stalk"? Or is that just me?)
Apart from that, Germanicus, Catullus et. al. haven't been available to argue about Catullus' sex life because they've been busy saving their sister from a malevolant well that was sunk in the foundations of the earth at the beginning of time in order to hide secrets that need to be kept from the eyes of God. They've almost got it sorted, and should be back for parts 11 and 12 of the dialogue series soon.
The NFP series is on hiatus until after lent is over. I've decided that I need to take some time to spiritually recharge before I get back into that particular minefield -- but thanks to all of my commentators. You've all been lovely and helpful, even when I've disagreed with you :)
Also upcoming, I'm putting together a self-published book called "Slave of Two Masters." It's about Vatican social teaching, the virtue of poverty for lay people, and alternative forms of economics -- hence the self-publishing thing. Depending on how long it takes me to get the cover art together, it should be coming out in the next month or so. I'll keep y'all posted.

Happy (?) Lent!


  1. Yaaay! I've been waiting for your next book since I read your first, and I am extremely interested in alternatives to the capitalist-socialist (false) dichotomy; I anticipate it with much excitement, if that wasn't already obvious. :)

  2. Thanks for the update will go ahead and follow you. Looking forward to Slave of Two Masters.

  3. Maybe we could mix together the discussion 'slave of two masters' and NFP? Money is the biggest spanner in the works of being open to a large family. How to reconcile the two?

  4. Looking forward to the posts to come.

    I've also thought of the proximity of following to stalking, which is why I like to tell people "I'm following (but not stalking)" them.


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