Monthly Archives: February 2010

Ash Wednesday

When you fast, do not put on gloomy faces, like the hypocrites do. “Today God asks us also for a rather special mortification which we offer up cheerfully . . .” Francis Fernandez. I hope everyone has a blessed and … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Vampires I have two vampire blurbs today. The first one is the Federal Reserve vampire and its blood-sucking uncle across the pond: the Bank of England. It would appear the two did some illegal things between the two world wars. … Continue reading

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Monday

Ain’t Goin’ Back! From what I can glean from TV news, Obama’s new jobs bill will cost $800 billion over the next two years. Although it contains tax credit for employers who hire new employees, it is geared toward creating … Continue reading

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Something for Sunday Morning

“Our life will have been worth something if and when we fall in love with Christ.” Francis Fernandez Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Brews You Can Use

Bones and Beer One of my favorite GKC points: “If a man drinks wine in order to obtain pleasure, he is trying to obtain something exceptional, something he does not expect every hour of the day, something which, unless he … Continue reading

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Niall

Niall gets scary: “A Greek crisis is coming to America,” by Mr. Ferguson (no extremist nut, he). Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Thursday

Received in an Email A young Texan grew up wanting to be a law man. He grew up big, 6′ 2”, strong as a longhorn and fast as a mustang. He could shoot a bottle cap tossed in the air … Continue reading

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Werewolf Wednesday

I’ve long had an interest in vampires, werewolves, and other freaky creatures. My first published article dealt with the topic. So I’m pretty geeked about the upcoming werewolf movie. If you want to see one of the best werewolf sites … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Tea Moron Why we’ll never get anywhere: “A banner at one of those tea-parties sums up the confused attitude of many of the so-called anti-government protesters: ‘Keep the government’s hands off my Medicare.’” Found at The Economist. The individual holding … Continue reading

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Monday

The Urban Woodsman Alright, I have a little secret: I enjoy the fashion pages of New York magazine, as well as the fashion issues of Forbes magazine. I never spend more than five minutes on either, mind you, but those … Continue reading

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Something for Sunday Morning

“We need fortitude to be faithful in the little things of each day which, when all is said and done, is what brings us close to the Lord or separates us from him. We show this fidelity, this firm stance … Continue reading

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Brews You Can Use

Western Civ 101 I’m a drinker, and I’m a (somewhat lame) student of history (B.A., University of Michigan, 1988). So I guess it’s no surprise that I found this interesting: How Alcohol Changed the World. I think the piece is … Continue reading

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