Monthly Archives: August 2007

Brews You Can Use

The WSJ devoted an entire online article (with 2-minute video documentary) to the rise of beer pong. I’ve always loved drinking games, but this one has never appealed to me. I guess I’m getting old. Excerpt: Rules vary by region … Continue reading

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Football Quotes

Football starts tonight. A friend sends these along. I can’t vouch for the authenticity, but they’re pretty good. My apologies for any awkward formatting, but I don’t have time right now to straighten them out. “At Georgia Southern, we don’t … Continue reading

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Out Again

I took the family to Cedar Point, America’s best amusement park, yesterday. The kids had a great time (rode 14 rollercoasters, some more than once), but we didn’t get home until midnight. I’m dragging, and I have a mountain of … Continue reading

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The Light Eudemon

I’m beckoned out of town, so I have no time to blog. I will mention, though, that Drudge cracked me up with this Idaho Senator headline: Terror in the Toilets. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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The Tuesday Eudemon

The memorial of St. Augustine. I wrote an article for Catholic Exchange two years ago, but I can’t find it online anymore. If you want to see it, I’ve saved it as a separate page on this blog. Go here. … Continue reading

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Polka Infiltrates

Rock polka? Motown polka? Yeah, it exists, though people don’t believe me. I see it in Frankenmuth every year, and now I can prove it: If you want some Polka Pink Floyd, go here. It’s a slow news day and … Continue reading

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Something for Sunday Morning

On apologetics: “Is there anything more lamentable than a teacher whose only way of saving his pupils is to tell them not to heed the life of the one speaking to them?” St. John Chrysostom Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit … Continue reading

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The Weekend Eudemon

The rain won’t stop and we’re supposed to get more. I’m not sure I’ve ever seen anything like this in southwest Michigan. It stopped yesterday from about 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., which is ironic since the high school postponed … Continue reading

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Brews You Can Use

Not much today. I’m off work and hope to get some serious writing done . . . in addition to going to Mass, attending tonight’s high school football opener with my football-wild sons, helping with my daughter’s birthday party (she … Continue reading

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The Biden Pope?

The Pope is has been talking a lot about St. Gregory Nazianzus. He must’ve seen my biographical sketch of the saint years ago. I hate it when my stuff gets ripped off! __________ Michelle Reitemeyer passes this along: The trials … Continue reading

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The Dalai Pope

Why does the Left love the Dalai Lama but despise the Pope? Maybe it oughtta be the other way around. Via The Dawn Patrol: Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Die Hard

Hand me an angioplasty. I went to the movies three times in the past seven nights: I took our out-of-town teenage company to see Bourne Ultimatum last Wednesday, my son Alex to see The Simpsons on Sunday, and my wife … Continue reading

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