Month: May 2015

Sunday

A TDE reader sent this along, with the observation that they probably just changed the label on their Bud Light cans: Anheuser-Busch brewery cans water instead of beer to …

Saturday

Whew, the metaphysical hangover. We had Jack’s grad party last night. Whatta whirl . . . last night and this morning. The thing I hate most about parties is …

Friday

BYCU So I’m talking with my oldest son, Alex, on my laptop. It’s evening and he’s drinking from a big, funky-looking can. I ask him what it is, and …

Thursday

Nock Notions Albert Jay Nock on the Great Fiction upon which The Washington Party relies for its increasingly-aggressive power grabs against society: “Republicanism permits the individual to persuade himself …

GKC Wednesday

Chesterton Short(s) A GKC sighting of sorts, through Terry Teachout, editor of the Second Mencken Chrestomathy, writing about Chesterton’s contemporary (and occasional critic) H.L. Mencken: “He is the apostle …

Top Ten List: You might have a book obsession if: 10. You’ll never be able to finish all the books you’ve started. 9. You’re kinda surprised there’s not a …

Tuesday

Tuesday Trifles Good weekend here. I got all my garden stuff in, except those items that I am purposefully holding back to produce a staggered harvest. * * * …

Monday

From Reddit’s Today I Learned: “TIL that in 2008 Detroit police used SWAT tactics to raid a party at an art museum. Guns drawn, they forced everyone to the …

Saturday

The BYCU article I linked to yesterday referenced this nifty piece: Catholic Church opens a bar. “ bar recently opened in northern France with the backing of the Catholic …