May 182017
 

Chris Cornell, lead singer and cofounder of both Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died at 52. He was one of my favorite musicians to come out of the grunge scene. God be with his family and friends. The first sugarless cola on the market was Diet Rite, a product of the Royal Crown Company, in 1958. […]

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May 172017
 

Personal liberty? Yeah, I’m a fan. I think everyone should be free to do with his/her time and money as s/he sees fit, so long as it does not infringe upon the rights of others. (But that doesn’t mean that if your personal choices beg for ridicule, that I won’t occasionally oblige you.) Behold this […]

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May 042017
 

So Jimmy John’s subs were $1 on Tuesday this week. Recurring offers like this—the free Denny’s Grand Slam breakfast is another—intrigue me. I’m always surprised there are so many ostensibly well-adjusted people who will disrupt their lives to the degree required to stand in these long lines to save a couple of bucks on fast […]

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Apr 272017
 

Today is the sixth anniversary of the worst day of the Super Outbreak. On April 27, 2011, a record 218 tornadoes touched down, killing hundreds and erasing entire swaths of community in seconds. God be with those still grieving. And let us pray for continued deliverance from a similar event. Erin Moran, who played Joanie […]

 Posted by at 4:29 pm
Apr 242017
 

Here is a much better look at what we’re getting for our trade-in of Madison Square Mall to the universe. (If I figure out whether the video can be embedded later, I will.) No doubt this looks very appealing, and it’s amazing how well they can bring it to life with current technology, isn’t it? […]

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