“Just Shut It Off!”

Walter Peck of the EPA: a model for government employees everywhere.

I’m following the lead of the our Brave Portal Leader, The Anchoress, and shutting down comments for Lent. I’m not a big comment or interaction guy, which might seem surprising for a hermit who can go weeks without leaving the house. Go figure. If you want to reach me, I’m at @thomaslmcdonald or find me [Read More...]

So This Exists…

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Because screw it we’re putting the Everclear straight in the whipped cream! I love the future. Update: I see some were already leaning on the PANIC!!!!1! button with this one, just as they did with Four Loko, which us old folks just call Irish Coffee. OH EM GEE college students is getting drunk on it [Read More...]

Snow Day!

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…yet again. These kids are going to be going to school until August at this rate. Anyway, up here in the great northeast, we’re having the 9th major snowstorm of the year, and it’s already looking like predictions of a foot will be low. It’s supposed to keep going until tomorrow morning, and the drifts [Read More...]

Can Some Parent Explain This Phenomena?

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A Bible Verse For MLK Day

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Men die. Dreams don’t. Joseph’s brothers thought to slay him and rob him of his dreams, but he rose as if from a tomb and become more powerful in “death” than he had been in life. For each Christian martyr cut down, more rose to replace them, leading Tertullian to write, “The blood of martyrs [Read More...]

Johnny Cash “Redemption”

Johnny’s stark and beautiful faith makes him one of the great Christian artists of the 20th century. In a century in which Christian art was at low ebb, Johnny was a powerful witness. He wrote “Redemption” for American Recordings, the first of a series of albums recorded at the end of his life that gave [Read More...]

Two Prayer Requests

Blogging has been light this week because we’ve been dealing with a serious injury in my family. We’ve turned a corner and the worst may be behind us, but please pray for continued healing and for a special intention. Second, please keep Mark Shea’s mom in your prayers. She’s facing stage 3 lung cancer, and [Read More...]

About That Satanic Monument…

All hail Stan!

Those funny li’l folks from the New York “Satanic” (Baphomet, but nevermind) “Temple” (club of overgrown teenagers) who want to build a monument to the devil (who they don’t believe in, but nevermind) at the Oklahoma (Where they don’t live, but nevermind) capitol? No one is actually offended by this, are they? I mean, these are [Read More...]


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