Monthly Archives: August 2012

MTV has announced this will be the last season of “Jersey Shore.” So I guess we’ll never know if they learn to walk upright. Conan Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Groeschel

I didn’t get to bed until almost midnight, my kid’s football game was tough to watch, I’m busy at the office, and I’m battling a headache. But I need to respond to the Groeschel situation. Readers know that I’ve long … Continue reading

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Friday

BYCU My apologies for the pre-fab bloggging this week. Between a blitz at the office and two out-of-town trips and a mild flu-like ailment of some sort, it hasn’t been a great week. The light blogging continues this morning, due … Continue reading

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Funny Conan

Yesterday a medical marijuana group officially endorsed President Obama for president. Doesn’t really help Obama though, because they were just getting around to endorsing him for 2008. The oldest person on Facebook is a 101-year-old woman. She said, “I want … Continue reading

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Thursday

From the Notebooks As part of my dive into Nock, I’ve dove into the 1920s. I would watch Boardwalk Empire as part of my studies (I read a review last year that said the show has taken great efforts to … Continue reading

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Wednesday

Jacques Ellul had a unique definition of anarchy: “By anarchy, I mean first an absolute rejection of violence.” Anarchy and Christianity, Eerdmans (1991) p. 11. Such a definition might seem ironic, but it’s not. When you spend a few minutes … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Taking Alex and Abbie to college today. Both oldest kids in Ann Arbor, living about one mile from each other. A sad day, but life moves on. Quotes and Notes “When proponents say ‘let’s do something about it,’ they mean … Continue reading

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Monday

Ranking the Cities We took a day trip to Chicago on Saturday. We went to the Shedd Aquarium, ate at Uno’s (over-rated), walked/shopped the Miracle Mile, then decided the heat was too much and drove home early, pulling into our … Continue reading

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Something for Sunday Morning

“If a vessel is to be filled, it must first be empty. So cast all evil away from you, that you may be filled to the brim.” St. Augustine Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Saturday

This story is sad and humorous at the same time: “An elderly parishioner has stunned Spanish cultural officials with an alarming and unauthorised attempt to restore a prized Jesus Christ fresco.” She honestly meant no harm: This kinda reminds me … Continue reading

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Friday

BYCU While watching Pawn Stars last night (my dinner companion), I saw a Prohibition-era bottle of “Old Taylor medicinal whiskey” sell for $200. I was curious if the price was remotely in the ballpark. I couldn’t find any for sale … Continue reading

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Thursday

Bullets Attention GKC fans: Chesterton Pilgrimage to Rome. November 12-20. $3,700 from JFK. The deadline for registration passed, but they’ve extended it a few days. Dale Ahlquist is leading. I know Dale personally. He’s an engaging guy with a real … Continue reading

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