Monthly Archives: August 2015

Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling So I’m listening to a recent Open Line Wednesday with Mitch Pacwa yesterday while gardening. A caller asked about Charlie Johnston. Johnston is a supposed seer who supposedly communicates with (supposed-heavenly) angels, and he says massive economic and … Continue reading

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Sunday

From the Notebooks Common, overlapping, theme: “The Importance of Doing Nothing” (Forbes), provides empirical evidence for the anecdotal evidence Albert Jay Nock laid out in “Snoring as a Fine Art,” which brushed up against the philosophy underlying Joseph Pieper’s Leisure, … Continue reading

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Saturday

Peggy Noonan at the Wall Street Journal has written possibly the most important op-ed of the election season. It’s a must-read. America is So in Play. I read it last night and proceeded to dream about it (literally). America is … Continue reading

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Get Your Loan On

My eldest son, Alex, is now a mortgage banker with Quicken Loans. If you know of someone looking to buy a house and they want to use a nice young Catholic man to help with the financing, try Alex. Even … Continue reading

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Friday

BYCU That’s the good thing about booze: You drink when you’re happy and you drink when you’re sad. You drink when you have plenty of money, you drink when you don’t have enough money to do anything else. And you … Continue reading

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Thursday

Epstein on jokes about Jewish wives: “Jewish wives have been the target of enough jokes to warrant establishing a special branch of the Anti-Defamation League. What does a Jewish wife make for dinner? Answer: Reservations. ‘A thief stole my wife’s … Continue reading

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Wednesday

Excuse the colorful language, but this cracked me up: Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Tuesday

Romanticable Me Friday evening, I sat on the front porch, enjoying a nice late summer evening and some drinks. I was streaming Pandora from my iPhone into my (splendid) bluetooth Sony wireless speaker. The channel: 70s Lite Rock Radio. I … Continue reading

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Kinda funny . . . very clever

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Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling We’ll see what the market does today. I wonder: How much of this “crash” is due simply to people pulling money out of the market to pay college tuition? I haven’t seen that explanation anywhere, but it seems … Continue reading

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Ben Stein asks four questions: I had an e-mail from my smartest friend, P. He asked three questions, which I pass on to you, dearly beloved readers: “1.) We are advised not to judge ALL Muslims by the actions of … Continue reading

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My eldest daughter, Abbie, turns 21 today. Man, I’m getting old, but I probably don’t feel as old as she does this morning. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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