Monthly Archives: May 2008

The Saturday Eudemon

This kind of thing fascinates me: One of South America’s few remaining uncontacted indigenous tribes has been spotted and photographed on the border between Brazil and Peru. I thought you’d have to go to New Guinea, a south Pacific archipelago, … Continue reading

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Brews You Can Use

I figured that was a good way to kick off the BYCU. I won’t be doing much driving this weekend, but some inebriated bike pedaling is a possibility. Drink a few, ride bike to the baseball games. The only problem … Continue reading

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Am I really going to write another stream of consciousness post just eight days after my first one? I think so. Things are brutal around here. I have eleven days with baseball games out of twelve; every day except Sunday … Continue reading

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Marriage Quotes

Soccer game, baseball game, Marie in Chicago with oldest daughter. I’m beat. Quotes like these are made for days with no blogging time. Sorry if you’ve seen them already: “Getting married for sex is like buying a 747 for the … Continue reading

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The Eighth Day Eudemon

“An eighth and eternal day, consecrated by the Resurrection of Christ. . . there we shall rest and see, see and love, love and praise.” That’s St. Augustine’s City of God. I found it in a forgotten treasure: The Eighth … Continue reading

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Porn Tax?

California considering a porn tax? I found this story at an odd news RSS feed. But is it so odd? I wrote an op-ed rough draft seven years ago, proposing a similar thing. I’ve cut-and-pasted it below, and I’ve bolded … Continue reading

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Something for Sunday Morning

“It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes.” St. Thomas Aquinas (Note: I haven’t verified the quote. I saw it on the Internet.) Bookmark it: … Continue reading

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The Memorial Day Weekend Eudemon

A good weekend, indeed. Marie took six of the seven way up north to “Bird Camp,” a weekend of bird watching and enjoying the great outdoors. It’s one of her family’s three summer traditions. It’s equally part of the tradition … Continue reading

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Brews You Can Use

Before Friday’s feature posts, please indulge this request: If you know of anyone in NW Ohio, northern Indiana, northern Illinois (Chicago area), or Michigan (lower peninsula) that’s trying to sell a used school bus, please let me know. You can … Continue reading

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AI to Lovin’ Herbie

Well, far out. David Cook won AI. I didn’t see it, since I was asleep before 9:00 last night, but my wife told me when she came to bed and I got the details here. I guess Simon even apologized … Continue reading

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Stream of Consciousness Wednesday

I’m stealing this idea from a fraternity brother. He didn’t teach me about it during the neo-psychedelic 80s. He sends out emails like this. I figure, good enough for Geoff and Faulker, good enough for me. Of course, if I … Continue reading

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The Tuesday Anti-Eudemon

This baseball season and end-of-year school season is going to be the death of me. Too much trash, too much time. Not much blogging. I hope to post something worthwhile later, but right now, simply no time. I did, however, … Continue reading

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