Monthly Archives: August 2009

Return Eudemon

I took one last vacation/long weekend with Marie and The Seven last week. We went to my parents’ cottage on Lake Huron. I got back yesterday. I’ll try to return to regular blogging Tuesday, but in case I can’t, I’ve … Continue reading

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Free iPod Poor Man App

I’ve been vacationing in Alpena, Michigan. I return today. Regular posting will hopefully resume tomorrow morning. Ever since getting my iPhone, I’ve been looking for Catholic devotional applications. I haven’t had much luck, so I created my own. If you … Continue reading

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Something for Sunday Morning

“Patience is the companion to wisdom.” St. Augustine Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Hudge and Gudge sighting

One of the best articles I’ve seen on the whole Fed Reserve issue. Excerpt: Ladies and Gentlemen, We Have a Winner… When one considers the possibility that the Fed Chairman actually works for the banks, all the pieces begin falling … Continue reading

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Misc

“You can still find an old English prayerbook with the passage, ‘Guard us from the Northmen.’” Adams, For Good and Evil, p 159, writing about Viking incursions. — Experimental mobile post Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg … Continue reading

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Brew You Can Use

Drinking a Blue Moon on the beach earlier this summer — Experimental mobile post Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Brews You Can Use

Another drinking public service: Thrillist. Let us help you find free booze. Thrillist, a free daily email, sifts through the crap to find your city’s best events, including sweet open bars all over town. Each day, you’ll get info on … Continue reading

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Lake Huron.

View to the South from my parents’ cottage — Experimental mobile post Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Facebook

“Facebook has more followers than Buddha.” Evan Hessel, Forbes, 9/7/09, p 80. Great line. It’s accurate (fb has 250m members, Buddhism something fewer). It’s clever, it’s tightly-written, and it either required the writer to research the number of Buddhists or … Continue reading

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From the Notebooks. Feature Essay

The Stoics and Me As an uptight Christian, I’ve sought spiritual counsel from the St. John the Apostle to Thomas Merton, from Augustine through Aquinas to Guardini. They all helped. But I still suffered from uptightness and swings of passion: … Continue reading

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iPhone Blogging Activated

Or not? Please bear with me these next few days as I experiment with mobile blogging. I will have my normal daily post (though light, as mentioned earlier), but, if this works, additional twitter-type posts. Don’t worry, I won’t be … Continue reading

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Max

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