Monthly Archives: December 2017

Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling: Mega-Churches For some reason, the topic of mega-churches has been getting a lot of attention around my house. I point out to my children what Marcus Grodi says, “The theology is a mile wide and an inch deep.” … Continue reading

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Should Everyone Go to College? (essay by Bruce Frohnen) https://t.co/7kUBVFnli9 — ImaginativeConservat (@imaginativecons) December 16, 2017 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Saturday

Miscellaneous Rambling Well, my sons and I are slowly getting into the online gardening market. We started our first Facebook ad “campaign” last night. I thought the product was pretty cool, so I thought it was worth spending some of … Continue reading

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Friday

BYCU Rambling It’s National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day. Don your ugliest for the bars and Christmas parties tonight. Many thanks for your Amazon patronage this year. I don’t blog for the money (shirtless male modeling does that for me), but … Continue reading

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Thursday

John and Santa Feast Day of St. John of the Cross. I’m inclined to think this little man may have been the most beautiful of saints. Horribly abused by fellow monks who resisted his reforms but never stopped loving. I’m … Continue reading

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Meyers

Arby’s is currently testing a new sandwich called “The Arbynator” that features roast beef, curly fries, and both cheese and honey sauces. They named it after the Terminator because it’s the only sandwich that will make you want to go … Continue reading

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Wednesday

Silicon Suicide Well, if American ag has a suicide problem (see yesterday’s post), it’s nothing compared to the suicides coming to Silicon Valley in early 2018: Silicon Valley Is Sneaking Models Into This Year’s Holiday Parties: “Ambiance and atmosphere models” … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Miscellaneous Rambling: Agriculture Well, this was a disconcerting headline: Why are America’s farmers killing themselves in record numbers? As an agricultural proprietor (I just came up with that title; I kinda like it), am I at risk? Probably not. I’m … Continue reading

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Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling: Socialism I wanted to comment more on that Harvard communism link that I posted yesterday, but I try minimize Sunday blogging (six days a week with my ego is enough). I am stunned at socialism’s comeback among college … Continue reading

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Amen to that. “Roughly 100 million people died at the hands of the ideology my parents escaped,” she writes. “They cannot tell their story. We owe it to them to recognize that this ideology is not a fad, and their … Continue reading

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Sunday

Christmas gift idea: The Diamond Hoe. This is an amazing gardening tool. When I bought it two years ago, it wasn’t even available on Amazon. Strongly and enthusiastically recommended if you like to wipe out weeds efficiently and without stooping. … Continue reading

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Saturday

Miscellaneous Rambling I’m reviving a measure of my Jack Kerouac studies (he’s the focus of my January Theology on Tap lecture). I’m partway through his defining biography, Memory Babe. I saw this quote at the Daily Kerouac Twitter feed. “Wake … Continue reading

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