Month: May 2010

Happy Memorial Day

No blogging today. After many years, I’ve learned that traffic drops dramatically on holidays, even minor ones like this one, so I take it blogging easy on these days. …

Friday

Brews You Can Use “In 1948 Dallas socialite Margaret “Margarita” Sames wanted a refreshing poolside drink while on vacation in Mexico. Using her favorite liquor, she tested different combinations …

Thursday

Thoroughly enjoying: Forgotten Founder, Drunken Prophet: The Life of Luther Martin Man, as I’ve mentioned before, Kauffman has one monster vocabulary. * * * * * * * I …

Wednesday

Miscellany Blurb from Drudge: “During first 36 days of Katrina, Bush made 7 visits to Gulf Coast. . . So far on Day 36 of BP oil leak, Obama …

Tuesday

New Socks Max (6) was content Sunday night. He was sitting in front of eight pairs of new socks: four white, four dark blue. Marie said to me, “Look …

Monday

Queer Winds Blowing Ahead The spring blitz continued over the weekend. We got a call at 9:00 Friday night, telling us that our son needed to be at a …

Thursday

Thursday Miscellany I guess we have an Arab Miss America, which is fine with me, but this line from the Detroit Free Press puzzles me: “she is the first …

Painting

Spring concert at the parochial school went pretty late last night, so no time for blogging this morning. Seen at the Inn of St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan — …

Tuesday

More Conspiracy Seeds So, a man on the inside comes forward and says, “The big boys are artificially manipulating the gold and silver markets.” It’s a fairly damning accusation, …