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    Archive for February, 2018

    Tuesday

    Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

    More Miscellaneous Rambling Don Beland is converting his five-bedroom suburban home in Holly Springs, N.C., into a farm—indoors. WSJ Subscription-Required Link. Of course, Don Beland has a supportive wife, which is something that, ahem, not all of us have. I feel fortunate to have enough grow lamp space to start about 100 plugs in my […]

    Monday

    Monday, February 19th, 2018

    Miscellaneous Rambling Welcome to Clean Monday. It’s the Greek Orthodox Church’s Ash Wednesday. So if you already botched your Lenten vows, you can kinda start over today. One was stupid, one was vapid, one was heretical: my experiences with retreats. I vowed never to do another, but alas, I have the resolve of a Kennedy […]

    Sunday, February 18th, 2018

    Move along, nothing to see here! https://t.co/dFhROrtLlo — John Zmirak (@JZmirak) February 18, 2018 Homosexual Vatican Judge Convicted For Possession Of Male Child Pornography https://t.co/tEwpij170Z — gloria.tv (@gloriatv) February 17, 2018 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

    Sunday

    Sunday, February 18th, 2018

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    Saturday

    Saturday, February 17th, 2018

    Miscellany The Democrats created the Mexican immigration problem with their 1965 Immigration Act and by revoking (greatly restricting) the work visa program in the 1990s to make the unions happy, and now they won’t give relief to the Dreamers because they don’t want Trump to get his wall. Absolutely no shame. Unbelievable. * * * […]

    Friday

    Friday, February 16th, 2018

    Brews You Can Use Charles H. Baker, Jr: Drink writer. I never even knew there was such a thing, outside of the pages of Modern Drunkard Magazine, but there is . . . and he wrote during the first half of the twentieth century, helping to bring to the public mind classic drinks like the […]

    Thursday

    Thursday, February 15th, 2018

    Kerouac, Inchausti, Beauchamp This piece brought together a lot of 2018 strands for me: “Debunking the Caricature of Jack Kerouac the Nihilist.” The piece basically affirms what I taught last month at my Theology on Tap presentation: Jack Kerouac, godfather of the 1960s, was a spiritual writer and serious Catholic. According to the article, Kerouac […]

    Wednesday

    Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

    Welcome to Lent 2018. Or to Valentine’s Day, if that suits your disposition better. This Ash Wednesday/Valentine’s Day confluence, incidentally, is great for husbands married to Catholic wives. What Catholic woman wants a lavish dinner and flowers on Valentine’s Day? And what devout Catholic woman even says anything about getting denied such pleasures on the […]

    Shaun White In First After the First Run

    Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

    Men’s half-pipe is my favorite. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

    Tuesday

    Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

    Lent, Zen, Other Lent neareth. Remember to eat and drink a lot tonight so tomorrow is even harder. My next Theology on Tap lecture is entitled “Zen Lent.” It’s an extension on my Kerouac lecture. Kerouac was a Buddhist, I guess, or at least practiced Zen . . . or maybe kind of thought of […]

    Monday

    Monday, February 12th, 2018

    Miscellaneous Rambling It’s almost time to start seeds indoors. If you’re ordering seeds online, please order them from Max’s site: MAXimumgreens.com. The seeds we order are drop-shipped from one of the most reputable sellers in the market. Our pricing, including shipping charges, is intentionally kept identical so you’re no worse off ordering from Max. Also: […]

    Sunday, February 11th, 2018

    "We are accustomed to speaking with wonder at how the 'whole world is available at our fingertips.' It should fill us with foreboding as well." https://t.co/vytglsXdEV — The American Conservative (@amconmag) February 4, 2018 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

     


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