Archives for Apr 13, 2013 @ 14:19

Redundant Money: What a hoot!

This guy wants his money back — from the Federal Govt: HELENA, Mont. (AP) – A Montana man whose 12-year-old golden retriever ate five $100 bills hopes to be reimbursed by the federal government. Wayne Klinkel tells the Independent Record ( ) that his dog Sundance ate the bills while he and his wife were [Read More…]

RIP, Ragamuffin

From Jana Riess: What will you remember about Brennan Manning? What is your favorite book of his? This memoir is the first thing I’ve read of Manning’s in a very long time, and I found it unexpectedly powerful. It’s good that he recounts his life in chronological order, because by the time you get to [Read More…]

Redundant Spending

From USA Today: WASHINGTON — Redundant federal programs are leading to billions in waste, congressional auditors say, and the government is slow to adopt reforms to fix the problem. The White House says President Obama recognizes the problem and will propose eliminating redundant programs in the budget plan he releases Wednesday. Among the 31 areas [Read More…]

Weekly Meanderings, April 13, 2013

It’s that time of the year: the cherry blossoms in Washington DC, and Kris and I are across the river in Alexandria VA. Shauna Niequist, the drug and the defense of busy-ness: “Busy is both my drug and my defense. By that I mean that I use busy-ness to make me feel numb and safe, the [Read More…]