July 4, 2020

About Daniel Jepsen

Saturday Brunch, June 6, 2020

Good morning, my friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? The beauty of animals has always haunted and delighted us. The first artwork were cave sketches of animals. But George Wheelhouse takes a novel approach: “I started photographing animals against dark backgrounds due to my obsessive instinct to remove as much distraction […]

Saturday Brunch, May 30, 2020

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. You know what we haven’t had for a while?  Brunch!! As usual, I’m not going to bring up the subjects dominating the headlines. The Brunch focuses on the interesting (at least to me), the silly, and the un-reported. I also avoid mentioning a certain politician because, inevitably, the […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: February 8, 2020

  The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: February 8, 2020 Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? You know what? On January 25th Internet Monk hit 300,000 comments, on roughly 6500 posts since January 2004. Pretty cool. The Kansas City Chiefs scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to come from behind […]

New Year’s Brunch, December 28 2019

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for a New Year’s Brunch? I actually don’t have any items about New Years in the New Year’s Brunch. I just like saying New Year’s Brunch. It makes me feel sophisticated and cosmopolitan. Don’t judge. But it is still holiday time, so this week’s entries are all […]

Christmas and the Empty Chair

Dear imonk friends. On Tuesday night’s Christmas Eve Service I shared some thoughts on what Christmas means to me after a year of great loss and pain. I am posting them here in hopes it may help someone.   2019 has been the worst year of my life. I won’t go into details, but just […]

Christmas Brunch, December 21, 2019

Hello, friends. Ready for a Christmas Brunch? Let’s take a break from politics and divisiveness and focus on Christmas. We will start with some silly stuff, give a few lists, pose a couple discussion questions, and then conclude with Madonnas from around the world.   THE TWELVE THANK-YOU NOTES OF CHRISTMAS Dec 25 My dearest […]

Saturday Brunch, December 14, 2019

Hi, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for brunch? Well, it’s mid-December, and you know what that means: Superfluous college football bowl games, of course. This year there are 40 (count ’em) bowl games. Which, if my math is correct (an unlikely occurrence) translates into 80 teams playing in a bowl this year. Now, […]

Saturday Brunch, December 7, 2019

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch?  The Apostrophe Protection Society shuts down. “We, and our many supporters worldwide, have done our best but the ignorance and laziness present in modern times have won.” No idea’ what me meant:  His name is Bond. James Bond. The trailer for the next Bond movie […]

Saturday Brunch, November 30, 2019

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch?  Did you overdo it at Thanksgiving? Here is a helpful list of signs that you did: ~ Paramedics bring in the Jaws of Life to pry you out of the recliner. ~ You get grass stains on your behind after a walk, but never […]

Saturday Brunch, November 23, 2019

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? A Mexican church claims it has “accidentally” erected the largest baby Jesus statue in the world. “There is a space of between 26 feet between the ceiling and the floor and I ordered a statue measuring 21 feet, but I never intended to make it […]