Fruits of Labour I

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I had the opportunity to show some friends around the Chicago area; they were visiting from the DC area. We visited the University of Chicago campus and then went downtown to see the famous (infamous?) Bean at Millenium Park; it's a sculpture that is meant to represent a drop of Mercury - it's basically become... Continue Reading →

A Few Thoughts from Milbank

These thoughts from John Milbank, a Catholic Theologian and Philosopher, capture some interesting and intriguing views on Postmodernity. He analyzes the claims of Postmodern philosophy and epistemology to show that the claims of the contemporary Liberal social order are difficult, if not impossible, to philosophically stabilize; perhaps we are seeing much of the manifestations of... Continue Reading →

Tea and Burgers

Last weekend a friend and I went into the city for a tea-tasting at Adagio Teas. We were able to choose 3 teas to sample - we chose a high-end Gyokuro green, a nice Darjeeling black called Darjeeling Spring Tip, and a middle-of-the-road Assam called Assam Harmony. Our tea-tasting presenter gave us a little information... Continue Reading →

The Backdrop – A Brief Autobiography | 2007-2017

March 20, 2017 1:30pm | River City Roasters Coffee Shop in Wheaton, IL The past ten years have been incredibly important in my life journey. It’s hard to even conceive how productive these years have been in terms of wayfaring; it’s even harder to explain how difficult these years have been—but, as the aphorism goes... Continue Reading →

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