How to be a Holy Drunk

The early pages of Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited describe the drunken antics of students Lord Sebastian Flyte and Charles Ryder (the narrator). Ryder makes the later observation that he “got…

Why Gardening = Freedom

If the State can take the position that all things come courtesy of government (“you didn’t build that”), then the State can even take away your garden, either directly (by seizure) or indirectly (by …

People like to hang out with people like themselves. We are, by nature, insular and resist diversity. But don’t worry. Life itself brings about diversity. …

The Redemption of Philip Johnson Cancel culture comes at another dead white male. But this time, it’s a dead white homosexual male: Philip Johnson, Ohioan, architect, and Nazi. But msn.com doesn’…

Sodomites and Gardenites

Then there’s the garden. My plot of land, my efforts, my food. I can touch it, I can pick it, I can trust it. I can’t touch my money in a mutual fund statement, and I can’t even get it without giving …

Patrick and Justinian

Not related at all, but they’re combined in one section of my forthcoming e-book about obtaining an historical perspective.This is an excerpt.…

Satan Speaks

“A lie told once remains a lie, but a lie told a thousand times becomes the truth”…

The Weekly Eudemon

Squeezing Amazon, the existential benefits of gardening, and Bitcoin as it cracks $60,000. …

The Weekly Eudemon

Saving your marriage from the Oxford comma, Bitcatholic, and rolling back restrictions.…