Month: September 2012

Friday

Good, clean drinking (and related) pics from the Frankenmuth, Michigan, Bavarian Music Festival earlier this month. Thanks TDE reader Kevin for sending them along:

Thursday

I have about two dozen of these gourds, various sizes. I was bummed out that they weren’t pumpkins, but I’m kind of digging them now. That’s about all I …

Wednesday

From the Notebooks The Nock on Babbitt? It’s interesting that Sinclair Lewis labeled the repressed character in Babbitt after Irving Babbitt, the Harvard professor from Ohio who emphasized that …

Tuesday

The Campion/Waugh book came yesterday. I was pretty stoked. The days have been long: community bickering, lots of office projects, family issues. It was nice to settle in with …

Monday

Great garden pic that I stumbled across yesterday (credit). * * * * * * * Wow, I’ve reduced myself to admiring garden pics. Can the nursing home be …

Saturday

The Atlantic catches on . . . four years too late, but at least it’s catching on: “This summer, many government officials and private investors finally seemed to realize …

Friday

BYCU Looking for new beers to try? Consider the “Rave” link at Rate Beer. It’s a constantly-changing list of beers that have most recently received great user reviews. But …

Thursday

Great. The nanny state keeps getting stronger and stronger. “New York’s limit on sugary soft drink sales is one example of the steps governments must take to stop the …

Wednesday

Finally, a national-politics yard sign I like. * * * * * * * Great quote, especially when you realize it came from a Federal Reserve Chairman: “John Maynard …