Month: April 2014

Wednesday

It’s a banner day in the Scheske household: My oldest son turns 21. I’ve long been a proponent of an age-18 drinking age, so it’s a bit frustrating that …

Tuesday

Although I haven’t read all of it, I’ve frequently dipped into Alberto Manguel’s splendid A History of Reading. Manguel was once referred to as the “Casanova of reading,” which …

Monday

Catholic Late Night Ten great one-liners from St. John XXIII. My favorites: When a cardinal complained that a rise in Vatican salaries meant a particular usher earned as much …

Humorous

H.I.F. “A May 15 banquet for the Los Angeles chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People just became a lot more intriguing. The group is …

Sunday

For a variety of reasons, I don’t often use TDE to proselytize, but I had to share this Journey Home. This man’s conversion story parallels mine on many fronts …

Saturday

The garden is coming along. Here it is, as of last weekend. I’m in the process of putting in the rest of my self-watering containers this weekend. It’s a …

Friday

BYCU Here’s a decent article from Lew Rockwell earlier this week: Wine Etiquette Gone Horribly Wrong. It’s not as good as the title implies, and, indeed, I think only …

Meyers

A Kansas man on trial for first-degree murder wants to remove a tattoo across his neck reading “murder” because he’s worried it might prejudice the jury. Though he might …

Interesting

H.I.F. Crowdfunding opportunity for pro-lifers: “Gosnell Movie: A historic crowdfunding campaign for a movie about America’s biggest serial killer, abortionist Kermit Gosnell and the media cover-up.” Link.