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Faith, Family, Politics, Technology, Fun is the blog of Domenico Bettinelli, Jr., and it's been online since 2001.

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Raising the Betts #89: Grand Multipara

On this week’s episode, Dom and Melanie celebrate a birthday; discuss the Texas snowpocalypse; offer an excellent, quick Mexican rice hack; watch Good Will Hunting; review The Memoirs of Peter and Death Comes for the Archbishop; and begin... [Continue Reading]

Raising the Betts #085: Good Discourse

In this week’s episode, Dom and Melanie discuss Good Discourse, which was the name of a conference where Melanie gave a talk on humility and writing; talk about sharing their music and memories with the kids; discover the magic of potato... [Continue Reading]

An Online Bill of Rights?

In the summer of 2019, a friend posted a quote from St. Augustine on his Facebook feed and then received a notice from Facebook that it violated their terms of service and wouldn’t be visible to others. I thought it was odd because the quote... [Continue Reading]

Raising the Betts #082: Happy New Year

In this episode, Dom and Melanie ring in the new year watching Avengers and then celebrate Lucia’s birthday on liturgical Epiphany with sushi, pho, and Grogu. Melanie bakes an amazing almond torta caprese, Dom watches Soul and Now You See; they... [Continue Reading]