Month: April 2016

Saturday

Graduation and the Jesuit Abbie graduates from the University of Michigan today; Alex turns 23 today. Both are in Ann Arbor. The idea of sitting through a two-hour graduation …

Friday

Brews You Can Use One of the more interesting articles about gin I’ve seen lately: 8 Surprising Facts You Never Knew About Gin. The number one “gin-consuming country in …

Corden

There is a new trend in U.K. corporate policy where employees are being given paid time off so that they can acclimate a new pet to their home. They’re …

Meyers

During his victory speech last night Donald Trump dismissed the idea of facing a contested convention, saying, “As far as I’m concerned, it’s over.” And by “it,” I assume …

Thursday

I wasn’t going to vote for Trump, but according to Catholic radio this morning, he said last night that we need to do much, much more for the Middle …

Meyers

According to a new study, people with several plants around their homes often live longer. Willie Nelson was like, “Oh hell yeah!”

Conan

A teacher in Arkansas is in trouble for giving alcohol to underage students. But to be fair, just because you’re in fifth grade in Arkansas, it doesn’t necessarily mean …

Wednesday

What the hell has Europe done to itself? “On the heels of State Department spokesman John Kirby’s renewed proclamation that “US is committed to admitting more refugees,” we thought …

Meyers

A new Swiss airplane called Solar Impulse 2 crossed the Pacific Ocean this weekend using only solar energy. Said the pilot right before takeoff, “Wait, Solar Impulse 2?”

Tuesday

Miscellaneous Rambling Sign the Target boycott petition. Lol: The AFA has been listed as an extremist group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, an organization that monitors hate groups. …

Monday

From the Notebooks Conservatism is the response to the liberal’s efforts to replace God. More particularly, conservatism is the attempt to push the immutable truths—the human condition, natural law, …