Month: May 2016

Tuesday

Miscellaneous Rambling I hope everyone had a good holiday weekend. Marie and the kids were gone. I spent my time “putting my garden in” (a phrase I’ve long disliked …

Monday

Why aren't Trump's critics trying to rein in the powers of the office he seeks? Excellent piece by @conor64 https://t.co/v2UjSqUY2u — Jack Hunter (@jackhunter74) May 24, 2016

Saturday

Whew. I’m further behind at the office than I thought. It took about three tall vodka tonics (accented with the most excellent Fee Brothers bitters) to get through my …

Friday

BYCU If I were asked to nominate a nontraditional day as The Drinking Day of the Year, today might get my nod. The Friday before Memorial Day has a …

Conan

Several former contestants from the show “The Biggest Loser” are suing the show for abuse. The contestants said, “We were completely unprepared for being mistreated when we signed up …

Wednesday

Wow. I gotta think seriously about going to this. It’s at my alma mater, only 50 minutes from my driveway: Front Porch Republic Annual Conference. This year we’ll be …

Meyers

Papa John’s salads were among several hundred products recalled for listeria contamination this weekend. Said a spokesman for Papa John’s, “We have salads?”

Tuesday

Miscellaneous Rambling Gardening season is obviously in full swing. I have grown from seeds all the tomatoes I’ll need. I should have extra for my neighbor. My sweet pepper …

Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling Those pictures yesterday perfectly capture a project I’ve long thought (fantasized) about: building a local outdoor shrine. An actual “shrine,” of course, requires designation by the bishop, …

Sunday

Due to an odd confluence of events, I ended up going to Mass by myself at this great little church yesterday evening (well, 4:00): I then trekked ten minutes …