Month: June 2006

Brews You Can Use

“A few choice wines for summer, and where to find them.” Courtesy of The Atlantic Monthly. Bonny Doon (whatta gay name; perhaps this Brews You Can Use wasn’t such …

Three Stages

From a section dealing with E.F. Schumacher in Robert Inchausti’s Subversive Orthodoxy: In his 1957 talk “The Insufficiency of Liberalism,” Schumacher argued that there were three stages of human …

Misc.

A few random thoughts during this week of light blogging: *We exist in time and space. Prayer involves communication with that which transcends both. No wonder it’s difficult. *Prayer, …

The Big 5

The feature article in the current issue of Touchstone is worth checking out. My time is still limited this week, so I can’t comment much, but give it a …

42% by Pius

According to this blog, Popes named Pius declared 42% of the Church Doctors. St. Athanasius (296-373)- Declared Doctor in 1568 by St. Pius V St. Hilary of Poitiers (315-367)- …

Cash Lyrics

Since I quoted from his autobiography, I thought I’d reproduce a few of JR’s better lyrics. From one of my favorite late (1978) Cash songs, “Without Love”: Without love …

Cash Auto

My wife bought me Johnny Cash’s autobiography as a Father’s Day present. I’ve been flipping through it. I was hoping for more information about his first wife, Vivian, but …

PSA

Blogging will be light this week. I’ll be enjoying beer, books, beer, my family, and beer. I’ll plan on hitting the computer once or twice, but for the most …

Big Dress

This kind of self-obsessiveness transcends the greatest of bridezillas. This groom is in for a painful existence: A bride’s dress was so big it got stuck in the church …