In case you ever wanted to go to Asheville NC, don’t! Unless you enjoy a day at the circus. In that case, it’s cheaper than flying to Berkeley…

This guy reading Ayn Rand in the park - complete with ironic shoes and rat tail

... But don't take my word. I got photographic evidence.Photos by Digital Hairshirt, from our weekend adventures. Occupy Asheville and Occupy Charlotte coming soon. … [Read more...]

little know fact …

Canadian Geese are the Honey Badgers of North Carolina

Canadian Geese are everywhere in Charlotte, but apparently their natural habitat is wandering aimlessly through traffic and loitering at intersections, smugly daring motorists to hit them. Canadian Geese don't care. Canadian Geese don't give a shit. Photo: Digital Hairshirt. *Warning: she swears more than I do.* … [Read more...]

feminine blogs…

hat

... There are a handful of female bloggers whose writings and areas of interest make me want to learn to sew, drink proper tea, and wear hats. These are intelligent women who wear their smarts with an air of femininity and graceful decorum that makes me wish I had taken home economics in high school and etiquette lessons.In short, their blogs promote the dignity of womanhood... and make me feel pretty.And Personally, I am tired of hearing about how pathetically unmanly men have … [Read more...]

my religion is still cooler than yours…

... proofs in the pudding."The French Benedictine friars gave us champagne. Chartreuse is still made by the Carthusian monks. Jägermeister is under the patronage of Saint Hubertus and Saint Eustace. Buckfast Tonic Wine – known affectionately as ‘Wreck the Hoose Juice’ in Scotland – was made by Benedictines. Frangelico was originally created by a hermit and is shaped like a Franciscan. Good beer was brewed almost exclusively by monasteries up until the twelfth century. You’ve got the Crusades … [Read more...]

stupid things I let my friends talk me into…

... or, when innocent wine tastings go horribly wrong. Yes, I signed up to participate in this event. … [Read more...]

Welcome home…

We accept her. We accept her. One of us! One of us!

... Episcopalians coming home to the Church! And to my dear Unfortunate Lutheran Friend, Michelle, you're next, love. ;-) … [Read more...]

why I am pro-life and not anti-abortion…

A much more dramatic and life affirming image

... It follows reason, if news reporting agencies are careful not to show the public graphic images out of respect for the dead and their viewers why won't the more fanatical pro-life advocates afford the same dignity to aborted babies? There is no respect for the person-hood of those deceased infants by displaying their aborted corpses to the public. It's disgusting.If you want to visually make the statement that abortion is the murder of a very real person you'd be more convincing [and … [Read more...]

hump day humor…

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The Gospel according to OWS…

nsbj

For more funny check out Paul Cat's, Alive and Young. … [Read more...]


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