Month: January 2015

Saturday

Triggered Memory You ever hear something that triggers a memory from early childhood? That happened to me this morning while reading “Why I Hate the Super Bowl.” I have …

Friday

BYCU Kinda interesting: Hops-growing workshop for Ohio growers. I’ve wondered about the economics of hops growing. It looks pretty good: “Ohio State researchers estimate that within the first year …

Thursday

I made my first planting of 2015 last weekend: three trays of microgreens. It felt good to get back in the gardening saddle and take my mind away from …

GKC Wednesday

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 …

Tuesday

Miscellaneous Rambling Yes, two straight days of “Miscellaneous Rambling.” Though perhaps I should’ve ran this one as “Autobiographical Reflections” . . . * * * * * * * …

Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling My three oldest children and brother urged me to watch “Breaking Bad.” They all love it. I’ve dedicated almost all of my TV-watching time to it over …

Ah, that’s why no one around me converts: Practicing charity is the best way to evangelize. @Pontifex — N. Catholic Register (@NCRegister) January 24, 2015

This Pope has given me some pause, but the rabbit comment didn’t bother me. I think he basically said what everyone (well, every informed Catholic) already knows: You can …

Sunday

H.I.F: Interesting Corroborative evidence about the innate goodness of natural family planning: “Men who find themselves in the company of fertile women are more likely to make creative attempts …