Month: July 2009

Brews You Can Use

Tribute to the Fallen Sometimes, bloggers go out of the way to do something great. That’s what this guy did: Twenty beers we can no longer drink. The prose …

Wednesday Miscellany

Twitter Tide turning against the Fed? Let’s hope: “ new Gallup poll shows that Americans are turning against the Federal Reserve, with just 30 per cent saying the agency …

From the Notebooks

I started to write a book a few years ago. The working title: That Politically Incorrect Institution. It was supposed to be a pithy look at Church history and …

Monday Musings

Boys Will be Boys? My son has little interest serving at Mass anymore . He’s just turned 13 and wants to be a priest, but whereas he used to …

BYCU

Redneck Stuff I thought I’d heard every redneck joke under the sun, then last week while I was in Alaska, a friend sent a batch of new ones. Since …

The Little Arts

Talk is Not Cheap Ludwig van Beethoven once explained to Johann Goethe that the artist is a great man deserves reverence. To illustrate his point, and to Goethe’s flabbergasted …

The Return Eudemon

North to Alaska I’m not a well-traveled man. I’ve never been to any continent besides North America, and when I turned 42, I hadn’t even traveled to the western …