The Balsamic Is Straight from Italy!

I talk a big game about remaining “unspotted from the world” by cutting oneself off from popular culture. And I stand by that… at least in theory. But the other day, my wife and I watched Logan (2017), the last installment of the Wolverine trilogy. I grew up reading Marvel comics, and I’ll always loveContinue reading “The Balsamic Is Straight from Italy!”


Confessions of a Catholic Puritan

If I’d been alive in the 17th century, I probably would’ve been a Jansenist. Not that I’m bragging or anything. That’s just the way it is; I’m at peace with the fact. My thinking naturally tends toward a kind of anti-rationalism that borders on irrationalism. I’m a convert to Catholicism, but mine was a conversionContinue reading “Confessions of a Catholic Puritan”