Month: November 2007

Brews You Can Use

A neat assortment of beer pictures. The blogger says they’re Christmas beer pictures, but the scope doesn’t seem quite that narrow. __________ Conviviality’s last stand. People may be bowling …

Tuesday Trifles

The sterile environmentalists. One of the top ten short (under 250 words) blog posts of the year. __________ Op-ed of the day: Families are good for cities and cities …

Monday Miscellany

Whew, whirlwind weekend. We went to Detroit Thursday afternoon to see my wife’s family: First a stop in Livonia at her aunt’s, then to her parents’ in Grosse Pointe …

Just a Few Things

Hey, it’s the holiday season. Heck, it’s Black Friday. If you’re going to Amazon, please go through the link on this blog. I get a kickback. It really adds …

A Fine Essay

My favorite essayist, Joseph Epstein, a man whose books line my library and whose style I study (painfully realizing that my simple lack of comparable erudition makes me unable …