Month: February 2015

Saturday

Time-is-tight weekend. Just this great quote today: “There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.” Mark …

A Sad Day

I just learned that my professor, mentor in the faith, and friend Charles Rice died Wednesday. We lost touch over the years, last corresponding by email a few months …

Friday

Brews You Can Use I read once that the average lifespan of a blog is six months. I actually would’ve guessed three months, but maybe they count the blogs …

Humorous

H.I.F. There’s a race war going on, but it’s black on black. This from talk show host Byron Allen, criticizing Al Sharpton for selling out to big media interests: …

Meyers

Jamaica has officially decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use. Which would be great news if anyone in Jamaica had small amounts of marijuana.

Thursday

I recently re-ran across this passage from John C. h. Wu’s (the Chinese Chesterton’s) The Golden Age of Zen: “The first and second chapters of the Tao Teh Ching …

Fallon

A group of teenagers in Colorado surprised their neighbors by shoveling 50 driveways and walkways for free. They didn’t mean to. They were just too stoned to remember which …

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 …

Meyers

A woman in Mexico was arrested at a movie theater this weekend during “Fifty Shades of Grey.” She was sad about being arrested, but really psyched about being handcuffed.

Tuesday

After linking to that Rod Dreher article yesterday, I Googled him. I used to correspond with him occasionally when we both wrote for Touchstone (he regularly, me whenever I …