Monthly Archives: January 2018

Wednesday

Really Random Whew. January 31st. We made it. Of course, I heard someone say that February is the longest month of the year. It begins in January and ends some time in April. This article says Jim Rogers is investing … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Miscellaneous Rambling Ancient Coptic manuscript of the Book of Acts can now be read, thanks to x-ray imagery. Link. Irony? Pope Francis has issued an apostolic constitution with regard to ecclesiastical universities. It’s called Veritatis Gaudium, meaning the joy of … Continue reading

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Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling What a beautiful January weekend. I played basketball and did a little gardening yesterday in shorts. A sweatshirt, yes, but shorts. I read yesterday that, when you reach age 100 in Barbados, you get a stamp in your … Continue reading

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When I was a kid, I could tell you everything about the tennis world: Borg, Connors, McEnroe, Becker, Lendl. These days, I follow it a bit but not much. Regardless, it’s great to see the Rog back on top. Roger … Continue reading

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Saturday

Thadurday Ramblings Good “Unregistered” podcast last week. Russell interviewed Christopher Ryan, one of the oldest hippies. It’s safe to say Ryan is a leftist, but one of the intellectually-honest kind of goodwill. That, quite frankly, is the genius of Russell’s … Continue reading

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A man broke a Guinness world record by walking barefoot on a 120-foot path of loose Legos. This beats the old record set by every dad getting up to use the bathroom at night. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | … Continue reading

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Friday

Holy Beer Font, Batman! Wow, I gotta have it: 2018 Drinking with the Monks Calendar. (Amazon link). I haven’t been this excited about a calendar since . . . Okay, I’ve never been excited about a calendar (though I greatly … Continue reading

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Thursday

My notes from a Theology on Tap lecture 476 to Charlemagne 476: It wasn’t the fall of the Roman Empire. The Senate was still in session until 600 AD or so. If you had asked the average citizen in, say, … Continue reading

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Wednesday

Books and Holes Response to a friend who wanted to know what I’m currently reading: “What am I reading? It’s scattershot. The Virgin Eye is my mainstay right now and has been for months. It’s kind of a book you … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Miscellaneous Rambling Well, I made a big decision. I’m going to attend a Cursillo retreat in February. I have attended three Catholic retreats in my life, and all were a colossal waste of time. Two of them were so bad, … Continue reading

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Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling Wow, the winter blues. If you’re suffering from them, do a white man thing and think about the farmers markets that you can attend this spring. And why is it a white man thing? Because a couple of … Continue reading

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"Nolan’s third Batman film was inspired by Charles Dickens’s 'A Tale of Two Cities,' though much of the dialogue might have been written by Edmund Burke." https://t.co/L13AvIL32B — The American Conservative (@amconmag) January 21, 2018 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit … Continue reading

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