Month: September 2009

Wednesday

Here, Drink This Baby Bottle of Red Dye Is it me, or is there something wrong with this picture (emphasis mine): “Doctors at five sites in England are comparing …

Tuesday

Sword of Damocles? “Amherst estimates this massive overhang at seven million units. That’s the equivalent of 135% of a full year’s existing-home sales and chillingly greater than the 1.27 …

Monday Moanin’

Val-de-ri Val-de-ra This article says Americans are taming their wanderlust. I find that highly doubtful. It’s a lamentable trait, but one that has marked American since at least Tocqueville’s …

Misc.

Received in an Email Touching Stories I was walking through the cemetery this morning and saw a guy crouching down behind a tombstone. I said, “Morning.” He said, “No, …

The Walker

I found this well piece by Paul Johnson in the current issue of Forbes. Walking Our Way Out of Recession. I especially liked this excerpt: Walking is not, however, …

Monday Moanin’

Monsters in Austen “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” It’s one of …