Behold! The Vashon Island Bicycle Tree!

One of the Seven Wonders of the Pacific Northwest!  It was left there in 1954 by a kid who didn’t want it and the rest is botanical history. Honest! [Read more...]

Me Not Know Art, but Me Know What Me Like

A reader writes: I know a lot of your readers are both sci-fi/astronomy/science fans and art lovers, so I wanted to pass this along to you. My sister is an artist who is trying to drum up some interest in her work. She specializes in oil on canvas renderings of nebulae, which are, in my [Read More...]

Brandon Vogt has good news

He writes: Hope all is well! I wanted to share the exciting news that Fr. Robert Barron just released his newest film, “CATHOLICISM: The New Evangelization”. Check out the trailer: film also debuts with a comprehensive study program, authored by yours truly. It’s perfect for small-groups and parish Bible-studies. In just six weeks you traverse [Read More...]

Reader Adam Bowers writes…

This is to thank you for the help you’ve already given with asking your readers to vote for me for Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp. There isn’t much time left! My current position is #10. The ten videos that receive the most votes automatically win an invitation to attend Beer Camp this December. You can vote daily through September [Read More...]

My friend Eileen Herman…

…is walking the Camino starting on Saturday.  If you are on Facebook, you can follow along here. [Read more...]

Bill Watterson Remaineth…

Da Man. Among other things, he demonstrates there are ways to make a living that do not have to entail slavery. [Read more...]

I got to hang with Karlo Broussard recently…

when we went to Wenatchee at the beginning of the month. He’s a great guy, a good old Cajun boy who used to play good old Cajun music on the accordion. (He showed me a cool video of his wedding reception with him ripping it up on on the accordion accompanied by then-tiny-teen 11 year [Read More...]

Peter Kreeft’s Recommended Philosophy Books

If you are philosophically unedjimacated like me, this list, courtesy of the indefatigable Brandon Vogt, is worth its weight in gold. [Read more...]

Want to Come to Rome?

Come to Rome withMark “Catholic and Enjoying It!” SheaandFr. Shane “Catholic Ragemonkey” Tharp!Click on the pic for more information!  [Read more...]

Hank Green is a Bottomless Fund of Cool Funnitude

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