Month: August 2012

MTV has announced this will be the last season of “Jersey Shore.” So I guess we’ll never know if they learn to walk upright. Conan

Friday

BYCU My apologies for the pre-fab bloggging this week. Between a blitz at the office and two out-of-town trips and a mild flu-like ailment of some sort, it hasn’t …

Funny Conan

Yesterday a medical marijuana group officially endorsed President Obama for president. Doesn’t really help Obama though, because they were just getting around to endorsing him for 2008. The oldest …

Thursday

From the Notebooks As part of my dive into Nock, I’ve dove into the 1920s. I would watch Boardwalk Empire as part of my studies (I read a review …

Wednesday

Jacques Ellul had a unique definition of anarchy: “By anarchy, I mean first an absolute rejection of violence.” Anarchy and Christianity, Eerdmans (1991) p. 11. Such a definition might …

Tuesday

Taking Alex and Abbie to college today. Both oldest kids in Ann Arbor, living about one mile from each other. A sad day, but life moves on. Quotes and …

Monday

Ranking the Cities We took a day trip to Chicago on Saturday. We went to the Shedd Aquarium, ate at Uno’s (over-rated), walked/shopped the Miracle Mile, then decided the …

Saturday

This story is sad and humorous at the same time: “An elderly parishioner has stunned Spanish cultural officials with an alarming and unauthorised attempt to restore a prized Jesus …

Friday

BYCU While watching Pawn Stars last night (my dinner companion), I saw a Prohibition-era bottle of “Old Taylor medicinal whiskey” sell for $200. I was curious if the price …

Thursday

Bullets Attention GKC fans: Chesterton Pilgrimage to Rome. November 12-20. $3,700 from JFK. The deadline for registration passed, but they’ve extended it a few days. Dale Ahlquist is leading. …