Monthly Archives: April 2011

“Five, Eight, Eight, Two-Three Hundred”

Dear Empire Carpet Guy, I hope you have gone to a better place and I wish your family and friends my condolences. For anyone who doesn’t live in the Chicagoland area, you probably have someone like Elmer Lynn Hauldren — … Continue reading

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Everyone should subscribe to NRO Newsletters “Morning Jolt”

An awesome correction in the New York Times: “A series of pictures last Sunday of covers of the magazine Tiger Beat, with an article about how the original teen-girl tabloid has remained virtually unchanged since its inception in 1965, erroneously … Continue reading

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An Orthodox Easter Memory

Easter Returns, To Lighten Our Paths by Harry Mark Petrakis Last Modified: Apr 24, 2011 02:18AM [from the Chicago Sun-Times] When spring arrives each year and the waning cold and snow loosen the frozen crust of earth, Persephone returns from … Continue reading

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Witnesses

The Fifth Word from the cross: “I thirst.” The Fifth Word is only two words. Much earlier in John’s Gospel we read that the Feast of Booths was at hand and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. The feast commemorated the … Continue reading

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Bound for Glory

Dear Chicago Bulls, I’m not a sports guy. I didn’t play team sports as a kid and although I went to a few baseball (my Dad, who is a northsider, obviously took me to Cubs games), basketball and football games, … Continue reading

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Good Luck, Goodluck!

Dear President Elect Jonathan, I wish you all the best in your efforts to govern Africa’s most populous country. I especially hope you protect my brothers and sisters in Christ from the crazed mobs, made up of the followers of … Continue reading

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The Incredible Mr. Last

Dear JVL, So I go away to Atlanta for a couple of days (more on my trip soon), and when I get back what do I find? Only that the greatest blogger in the world decided to highlight one of … Continue reading

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