Month: September 2013

Monday

Humorous, Informative, or Frustrating Some may have noticed that TDE has gone back to its roots: multiple postings during the day. This won’t necessarily be a regular occurrence, but …

From Reddit’s Today I Learned: “TIL Sugarcane is the world’s largest crop. In 2010, it was cultivated on about 23.8 million hectares, in more than 90 countries, with a …

Leno

“A North Carolina woman stabbed her roommate’s ex-boyfriend because she claimed he wouldn’t stop playing Eagles music. He’s OK, but apparently she stabbed him with those steely knives but …

Friday

Great Merton anecdote: “Over Labor Day , Merton and Joe Roberts went to Philadelphia, arguing over mysticism and the Catholic Church, drinking so much that it took several days …

I appreciate Pope Francis’ efforts to emphasize the Church’s pastoral mission, but I wonder if he appreciated that he was giving hope to the hopelessly left-wing in the RCC. …

GKC Short

Background: When I was the editor of Gilbert Magazine, I was responsible for the “Tremendous Trifles” column. It was occasionally hard to find a sufficient amount of interesting GKC …

Monday

Autobiographical Corner A good weekend, a very good weekend indeed. Unfortunately, it started off with a scorching hangover headache Friday morning . . . after a mere two tall …