the daily everything is coming along nicely (i think), 5-19-20

This morning was a big day at The Purging Lutheran’s southern outpost. My Sweet Rib had scheduled throughout the day for the fellow to come fix the ice maker, another guy to work on the air conditioner, and to have a new bed delivered in the afternoon. By the time I rolled out of bed by 9-something…… Continue reading the daily everything is coming along nicely (i think), 5-19-20

the daily really, cream of celery soup?, 5-5-22

“There will always be cream of celery soup at Big Box Food. We only need one can at a time.” – The Purging Casserole (April of 2020)   Really, cream of celery soup? Really? You’re sold out? How can you be? And we weren’t the only ones searching for cream of celery soup. There was also…… Continue reading the daily really, cream of celery soup?, 5-5-22

the daily book , 5-4-20

“Sin is fun. Then it cuts your throat” – Rosalie De Rosset ”Actions have consequences” – John Sattler “It happens” – Jesus . I have a subscription to World magazine. My latest delivery included this book, “Coronavirus and Christ” by John Piper. I’m semi-familiar with him, do not know much about him except to say…… Continue reading the daily book , 5-4-20

the daily lyrics all great and goober, 4-29-20

Day (enter your number here) of the lockdown. I gotsa find a way to eat up my time which doesn’t include building a pillow fort in the kitchen and snacking all day. So I’m sitting on the front stoop this morning wandering my saved sites and came upon a Supertramp video of them performing the…… Continue reading the daily lyrics all great and goober, 4-29-20

the daily crackling and hissing, 4-28-20

(with thanks to C. Schultz and others) “The time will come when diligent research over long periods will bring to light things which now lie hidden. A single lifetime, even though entirely devoted to the sky, would not be enough for the investigation of so vast a subject… And so this knowledge will be unfolded…… Continue reading the daily crackling and hissing, 4-28-20

the daily 26.2 , 4-23-20

What is the opposite of yesterday’s post about the sedate, gentlemanly pursuit of chess? Why, it’s the Olympic marathon! Whereas in chess you sit and stare, Olympic marathon requires you to run (the opposite of sitting) and hallucinate (the opposite of determined concentration). Why is running such an important part of Olympic marathoning? That’s how you…… Continue reading the daily 26.2 , 4-23-20

the daily he-man, 4-21-20

Okey-k’fokey, let’s see if The Purging Lutheran can post an article which doesn’t turn into a blab-a-thon such as yesterday’s the daily unoriginal content. Yerps! How long-winded was that? This week‘s posts, via unoriginal content, have been dedicated to the American past-times of healthy living and athletic entertainment. Today’s snapshot includes two! types of hobbies…… Continue reading the daily he-man, 4-21-20

the daily walter (and purge!) 4-15-20

[ WARNING: This post contains a graphic act of violent ] The Purging Lutheran has zero idea what kind of article Walter Milano was drawing this illustration for. The assassination seems to be occurring in a North African country, perhaps Algieria. Persistent Reader: How do you figure this? The Purging Lutheran: Well, I noticed that…… Continue reading the daily walter (and purge!) 4-15-20

the daily carnage, 4-9-20

Before anything, a reminder today is Maundy* Thursday. In Act One (Maundy Thursday) Jesus’ actions reveal that discipleship means crossing the boundary from selfishness to servanthood. While the plot against him begins to unfold, Jesus has a meal with his disciples and afterwards washes their feet. The humility and self-denial of the foot-washing  foreshadow the…… Continue reading the daily carnage, 4-9-20

the daily mud, 4-6-20

Not that you can make it out but our sump pump is working very well. These are two pictures off the side and back end of our porch where water being pumped out of the sump pump is overflowing from the drainage tube we have hooked up to it. The tube runs underground through the…… Continue reading the daily mud, 4-6-20