December 2018

The twenty-sixth day of December; In the seven thousand one hundred and ninetieth year of the creation of the world from the time when God in the beginning created heaven and earth; The four thousand nine hundred and forty-eighth year after the flood; The four thousand and sixth year from the birth of Abraham;
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November 2018

November 11th is the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I.  In the German Rhineland it also marks the start of  Carnival Season, which officially begins at 11:11 a.m. on November11th and lasts until Ash Wednesday of the following year. 
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October 2018

Abraham of Ur  and I have something in common. Both of us were born in 1948.  I am not making this up. Alert readers (ARs) who are Biblical scholars may already know that Abraham, the father of monotheism, was born in the year 1948 of the Creation of Heaven and Earth. 
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September 2018

As I have written in this space more than once, one of the many benefits of my position with the brewery has been meeting Lucy Hamm. 
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August 2018

A Chicago cop, a social worker and an artist walked into a bar. 
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July 2018

Jimmy Carter and Donald Trump have something in common.
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June 2018

As most alert readers (ARs) know, one of the longstanding traditions at The Schlafly Tap Room  is the celebration of Robert Burns’s birthday on January 25.
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May 2018

Schlafly is going to The Kentucky Derby.
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April 2018

Ever since the founding of the American republic politicians have been arguing about federalism and states’ rights.
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March 2018

The class of ’70 is turning 70 this year.  I am not making this up. Most people who graduated from college in 1970 were born in 1948, meaning they will officially become septuagenarians at some point in 2018.
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