Monthly Archives: June 2017

Tuesday

Miscellaneous Rambling Welcome to the first day of summer. Okay, not really. Summer apparently starts at 12:24 tomorrow morning. But we’re really close. Wow, finally, a sports franchise stands up to the LGBTQIXYZ whatever brown shirt community: St. Louis Cardinals … Continue reading

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Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling I sigh relief. I think the season of busy-ness is over. Although office life promises to stay ramped at difficult levels, the graduation season is over. Michael’s graduation party went well, and I survived the hangover, even getting … Continue reading

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"One of the surprising privileges of intellectuals is that they are free to be scandalously asinine without harming their reputation." — Thomas Sowell (@ThomasSowell) June 17, 2017 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Friday

For well over a year, I’ve looked for The Lost Weekend on my Roku, but I’ve never been able to find it. Then last Saturday night, I stumbled across it on TCM. I was pretty stoked. I was able to … Continue reading

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Thursday

The Eastern Orthodox recognize the prophet Amos today. I don’t know a lot about Amost, but I remembered Eric Voegelin spent some ink on him, so I grabbed his Israel and Revelation of the shelf. I didn’t see a lot … Continue reading

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Salanova Lettuce

Expecting a big harvest later this week. I think I’ve fallen in love with this stuff: Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Tuesday

“Morley, the son of distinguished Quaker stock (though he adopted his mother’s Episcopalianism), had won a Pulitzer Prize for his Washington Post editorials. He stepped down after seven years (1933–40) as the Post’s editor because he understood what the forewinds … Continue reading

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Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling Whew. Another whirlwind weekend. Every day is a flat-out sprint, with an occasional breather for Mass or gin. I’m grateful for those two breathers, but awfully tired of sprinting. The site now has a professionally-installed sprinkler system. It’s … Continue reading

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Sunday

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School’s Out

Of course, school isn’t out in Michigan public schools yet. I believe the public schools are continuing their push for year-round schooling by gradually shrinking the summer vacation schedule. The reason? The breakdown of the urban family has resulted in … Continue reading

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Friday

Brews You Can Use My youngest son told me earlier this week that beer commercials aren’t allowed to show people drinking. I thought about it and thought, “Heck, he might be right. I don’t ever recall seeing someone take a … Continue reading

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