Monthly Archives: May 2016

Tuesday

Miscellaneous Rambling I hope everyone had a good holiday weekend. Marie and the kids were gone. I spent my time “putting my garden in” (a phrase I’ve long disliked for some reason) and cleaning out the areas of the house … Continue reading

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Monday

Why aren't Trump's critics trying to rein in the powers of the office he seeks? Excellent piece by @conor64 https://t.co/v2UjSqUY2u — Jack Hunter (@jackhunter74) May 24, 2016 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Sunday Miscellany

Headline of the day. That must be one strong and skilled kid: Gorilla killed after 4-year-old falls into zoo enclosure. Postal workers are voting on whether to strike. They mailed their ballots so we should know in about a year … Continue reading

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Saturday

Whew. I’m further behind at the office than I thought. It took about three tall vodka tonics (accented with the most excellent Fee Brothers bitters) to get through my pile of stuff . . . and that was just basically … Continue reading

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Friday

BYCU If I were asked to nominate a nontraditional day as The Drinking Day of the Year, today might get my nod. The Friday before Memorial Day has a ton to recommend it. It is, of course, the start of … Continue reading

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Conan

Several former contestants from the show “The Biggest Loser” are suing the show for abuse. The contestants said, “We were completely unprepared for being mistreated when we signed up to be on a show called ‘The Biggest Loser.’” Bookmark it: … Continue reading

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Thursday

The farmers drove their tractors to breakfast this morning: Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Wednesday

Wow. I gotta think seriously about going to this. It’s at my alma mater, only 50 minutes from my driveway: Front Porch Republic Annual Conference. This year we’ll be at The University of Notre Dame. The theme of our conference: … Continue reading

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Meyers

Papa John’s salads were among several hundred products recalled for listeria contamination this weekend. Said a spokesman for Papa John’s, “We have salads?” Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Tuesday

Miscellaneous Rambling Gardening season is obviously in full swing. I have grown from seeds all the tomatoes I’ll need. I should have extra for my neighbor. My sweet pepper sprouting, as always, has been far less successful, but I think … Continue reading

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Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling Those pictures yesterday perfectly capture a project I’ve long thought (fantasized) about: building a local outdoor shrine. An actual “shrine,” of course, requires designation by the bishop, but it’d be a shrine in intent, if not official approval. … Continue reading

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Sunday

Due to an odd confluence of events, I ended up going to Mass by myself at this great little church yesterday evening (well, 4:00): I then trekked ten minutes south and stopped by the memorial celebration of a long-time client … Continue reading

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