October 17, 2017

About Daniel Jepsen

Saturday Brunch, October 14, 2017: Random Edition

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? You know what I really love about a good restaurant brunch? Well, one thing is that you can eat as much as you want and no-one cares. It’s not like lunch. You can’t order two sandwiches for lunch. You can get a side (chips, […]

Saturday Brunch, October 7, 2017

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? I’m one of those weirdos who likes all the seasons, but October in the Midwest is special. Not only because of the transcendent scenery, but the traditions: apple-picking, carving Jack-0-Lanterns, the corn mazes. Speaking of that last one, here are some of more interesting […]

Saturday Brunch, July 15, 2017

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? I think we should start with some light fare, move to more substantial offerings, and end with some sweetness. What do you think? [Actually, that question is entirely rhetorical. The post is already written, and you can’t do one thing about it. Unless retro-causality […]

The IM Saturday Brunch, June 3, 2017

THE INTERNET MONK SATURDAY BRUNCH ”It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” A new survey by the Pew Research Center of 18 Eastern and Central European countries, including Russia, has revealed a […]

Saturday Brunch, May 6, 2017

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? Let’s start with some sporty-type-stuff. Chaplin Mike likes some game called “baseball”. Apparently it used to be popular, back when the games ran an hour and a half instead of twice that. His favorite team, of course, is the Chicago Cubs, who just won […]

Saturday Brunch, April 29, 2017

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend! Ready for some brunch? It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” Maybe we’ll skip the hash browns for this one. At least three brands of […]

Saturday Brunch, February 18, 2017, Stolen Humor Edition

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? This week I am going to unabashedly steal some jokes. Interspersed throughout our brunch, like sips of mimosa, will be some of the best late night humor. Let’s start here. Famed Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein told CNN yesterday that the Trump administration is trying […]

Daniel Jepsen: Loving God According to our Personality

Loving God According to our Personality By Daniel Jepsen I struggled with this title; the term personality is more elastic than a spandex jumpsuit, and the phrase loving God is not much more definitive.  But my main point is this: We rightly express our devotion to God differently than other people because of the unique […]

Saturday Brunch, February 11, 2017

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? Let’s start with some lighter fare. First, some sporting news. Congratulations to the New England Patriots for another [yawn] Super Bowl win. After the game the Patriots [yawn] were congratulated by Donald Trump. And the Falcons got a card from Hillary saying, “Welcome to […]

Saturday Brunch, January 28, 2017

Hello, friends. Been a while. Chaplain Mike asked me to pinch hit for him this weekend. Ready to Ramb….? Wait… Okay, so we’re brunching now. Fine. I like brunch. Who doesn’t like brunch? Let’s do this thing! First on our plate: IT’S GROUNDHOG’S DAY!!! Well, almost. Definitely this week. And if you don’t love that […]