Monthly Archives: June 2010

Wednesday

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Tuesday

I like to read off-the-beaten path books, as long as I have indicia that they’re reliable and good. I saw this book by Erik Ritter von Kuehnelt-Leddhin: The Menace of the Herd. I’d been wanting to read some KL for … Continue reading

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Monday

Rich Karlgaard at Forbes points out that public sector employees make A LOT more than folks in the private sector: Who are America’s fastest-growing class of millionaires? They are police officers, firefighters, teachers and federal bureaucrats who, unless things change … Continue reading

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Something for Sunday Morning

“We shall ask him to help us uproot our egoism, to cure us of thinking too much about ourselves and to eliminate from our hearts any kind of lukewarmness.” Francis Fernandez Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg … Continue reading

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Brews You Can Use

All Beer Items Today Another great old ad, perfect for drinking Friday. I drank a lot of Blatz as a young man, but never got it this way . . . though goodness knows I tried to talk my girlfriends … Continue reading

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Thursday

A Few Quick Things Worked until after 8:00 last night, then sat in the basement until 10:00 under threat of a tornado warning (man, our town’s tornado alarm is eerie-sounding . . . which is a good thing, of course). … Continue reading

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Wednesday

Teens to Oil That’s the teen mission group from my church this week. My son is in the upper-lefthand corner. My daughter is in the lower-righthand corner. The mission is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. I guess they’re in a pretty rough … Continue reading

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Tuesday

My two oldest kids are at Catholic Heart Work Camp this week. My middle daughter was at a friend’s for the day/night. The house hasn’t been clean in months. So we bribed the four remaining kids: work hard to pick … Continue reading

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Bird Watcher Porn

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Monday

Miscellany Monday Happy Summer. Enjoy the longest day of the year. * * * * * * * I love historical ancedotes, and this is one of the better ones I’ve heard recently: “Apocryphal story about Enrique Fermi, probably about … Continue reading

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Something for Sunday Morning

“Let us not think that in another place, in another situation we would be ready to follow Our Lord more closely . . . The fruits of sanctity Our Lord expects are those produced in and from the environment in … Continue reading

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Brews You Can Use

Beer profile: Trappist ales. Good stuff (the article, but the beer too). * * * * * * * I used to drink copious amounts of beer and watch the VHS of the Blue Brothers. I didn’t realize I was … Continue reading

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