Month: February 2017

Conan

At last night’s Oscars, a film producer who appeared in the “In Memoriam” montage, turns out she’s alive. Even worse, she’s scratching loudly at the roof of her coffin. …

Tuesday

More Miscellaneous Rambling My daughter went to high school with a Mexican girl who gave up food for Lent. True story. I gotta believe she drank a lot of …

Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling Lent nears. I’ve never been a big fan of Mardi Gras, though. Excess on the eve of fast makes the fast much harder. Oh sure, I do …

Expect the New Left to show up with pepper spray and monodrone chants to drown him out: “As Christians, we're offering a salvific message in a therapeutic culture. It's …

Saturday

Ikea releases free design for a garden sphere that sustainably feeds a neighborhood https://t.co/0IpjOud7Xi # — The Daily Eudemon (@TheDailyEudemon) February 21, 2017

Friday

I just learned about this: The Museum of the American Cocktail. I’ve long wanted to get to New Orleans. This Museum just increased the chances I’ll make the trip. …

Three Archetypes

From Garet Garrett’s The American Story (1955): George Washington was unanimously elected President. John Adams was Vice-President. Thomas Jefferson, who wrote the Declaration of Independence but had nothing to …

Wednesday

Yet More Miscellaneous Rambling Digging this warm weather? Putting your garden in early? Don’t get too confident. A TDE reader sends this along from an Illinois weather site: “We …

Tuesday

More Miscellaneous Rambling Man, I haven’t laughed so hard at a headline in a long time. From Eye of the Tiber (the Catholic version of The Onion): Burke Named …

Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling I sent this question to a well-placed and knowledgeable Catholic: “Has the primacy of conscience over doctrine always been a contention of the Catholic left (say, since …

Sunday

Listverse has a decidedly anti-Catholic, Whig historical perspective, but it’s a pretty good site. This recent article is one of their better offerings. I can identify five of the …