Monthly Archives: October 2007

The Flu

No Eudemon today. I have the flu or somethign terribly like it. Last year, my doctor said it’s not uncommon for low grade viruses to dog a person off and on for weeks (he may have said months), with the … Continue reading

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Drinking Book to Kooky Philosopher

Gotta get it: The Bad Catholic’s Guide to Wine, Whiskey, And Song: A Spirited Look at Catholic Life and Lore from the Apocalypse to Zinfandel. Only $10.17 at Amazon. __________ Taking the kids to The Golden Compass? Check out non-partisan … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

I stumbled across all sorts of interesting things this weekend: A cool Wikipedia entry on fictional portrayals of psychopaths in literature; The Crux Project’s Denyse O’Leary’s blog; A genuinely great Book Club offer at ISI books; A newspaper (StreetWise) written … Continue reading

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Something for Sunday Morning

“Each person has a specific divine vocation. Every life that is lived without reference to the divine plan is wasted.” Francis Fernandez Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Administrative Saturday Morning

I finally got a chance to clean up my link list on the right. Dead links, blogs that haven’t added fresh content in over six weeks, links not accessible without passwords, blogs that were recently updated to say “This blog … Continue reading

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The man who averted a nuclear holocaust

I guess this story came out last month. I missed it. One of the most amazing (and scary) things I’ve ever read. Via. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Friday and Brews

My plans yesterday: Greektown Casino in Detroit with my brother, crash in Greektown, get up at 6:00 a.m. and be in Kalamazoo by 9:00 a.m. Friday. My day yesterday: Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo with my Dad, drinking club … Continue reading

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Horror Article

I don’t have much today. Long story short, I had an excellent day and evening planned today, but it fell through. I also didn’t feel good yesterday and was exhausted at the end of the day. The result, I felt … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Eudemon

I missed this scary story last month: An 82-year-old Argentine woman who attracted media attention last month when she married a 24-year-old man has died as a result of heart problems. The article doesn’t say what induced the heart attack. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trifles

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, as long as it’s not beholden in Philadelphia: Philadelphia is home to the least attractive people in the United States, a survey of visitors and residents showed on Friday. Talk about piling … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Don’t live here: Dhaka, Bangladesh; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Shanghai and Tianjin in China; Alexandria and Cairo in Egypt; Mumbai and Kolkata in India; Jakarta, Indonesia; Tokyo and Osaka-Kobe in Japan; Lagos, Nigeria; Karachi, Pakistan; Bangkok, Thailand, … Continue reading

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Something for Sunday Morning

“No one should be so active as not to seek the contemplation of God.” St. Augustine Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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