November 24, 2017

The IM Saturday Brunch: Nov 18, 2017 — Thanksgiving Edition

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.” • • • THANKSGIVING 2017 UPDATES Around 50.9 million people in the United States will travel 50 miles or more […]

The IM Saturday Brunch: November 11, 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.” Oh, we’ve had a gorgeous week of fall weather this week in central Indiana after torrential rains last weekend. The […]

The IM Saturday Brunch: Nov 4, 2017 — Fall Back Edition

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.” It’s the weekend during which most Americans and others in countries around the Northern Hemisphere set their clocks back one […]

Saturday Brunch, October 28, 2017 — List Edition

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. I hope it’s a good one. Shall we start it with some brunch? I thought we might mix it up this week with a “list” edition. That is, we can make some nice lists that we can nicely argue over in the nice comments section. Why not start […]

The IM Saturday Brunch: October 21, 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.” Thanks, Cubbies… The Chicago Cubs lost the final game of the National League Championship Series Thursday night to the LA […]

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 […]

The IM Saturday Brunch: September 30, 2017

This weekend I am cloistering myself away at Gethsemani Abbey for silence, prayer, photography (another form of prayer), and writing. That means the table is yours this Saturday morning. Welcome to our Open Table edition of the brunch! Think of it as a pot-luck, or as they say in Indiana, a pitch-in. That means you bring […]

The IM Saturday Brunch Edition: September 23, 2017 — Planet X Edition

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.” Today’s the day! Wow, it seems like only yesterday that today was the day — Remember THIS? But, no, really, I’m not […]

The IM Saturday Brunch: September 16, 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.” • • • I SEE A NEW GENRE OF HORROR FLICKS! I can see the marquee now: “Chainsaw Nun!” NPR […]