Month: April 2006

Little Commodities

B16 had some words yesterday that hit pretty close to my thoughts about the childless and near-childless: The Pope opined that “the lack of such creative and forward-looking love …

Shaving Update

On Monday, I mentioned a claim that shaving cream is a racket and that a man just needs warm water, after he first toughens up his skin a bit. …

TAC

The new American Conservative arrived today. It looks like a good one (note: no links to the articles are available yet): A review of The Brothers Bulger. For me, …

The Weekend Eudemon

More great weather. It’s been a stunning spring so far. But if the recent pattern holds, it means we’re heading for a dismal late spring or summer. Consider: We …

On Cleverness

During my morning surfing, I ran across this great quote from Rochefoucald: “It takes great cleverness to be able to conceal one’s cleverness.” Hence, the urbane subtlety of this …