- On the ninth day of Christmas. . .
- A Champagne Birthday for Marcus Aurelius!
- Once Upon A Time: The Story of Us
- Pomp and Circumstance, Kindergarten Style!
- It took me 53 years to write this one. . . .
- Friends, Romans, Cousins (forever). . .
- Are you headed for the beach or the office?
- Tempus Fugit
- Boys will be boys, and what about the girls?
- You Can Always Go Downtown
- Why You Are Special in God’s Eyes and Mine…..a love letter
- Hippity-Hop Lazy Easter Monday
- My Journey of Faith, Hope and Doubt
- Cheers for Friends
- A 36 Hour Day
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Monthly Archives: April 2011
My granddaughter, Ella June, is preparing to receive the sacraments of Confirmation and First Communion. She asked her Ta (grandpa) to be her sponsor. Tomorrow Ta and Ella will attend an all-day retreat as part of her preparation. Special people … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago I decide to take a vacation day today, anticipating feeling fatigued from Easter Sunday entertaining. Good decision. Except fatigue is more like exhaustion! I sometimes forget that at almost 61, I don’t have the same … Continue reading
Holy Week is, for Roman Catholics, the holiest week of the year. It is the time when we prepare for the full celebration of the Paschal Mystery. Liturgically, we celebrate and make present the events of the Passion, Death and … Continue reading
There are at least four 31 gallon Rubbermaid storage boxes full of pictures in my house. A collection of photos from my life tucked away and mostly forgotten. Every few years, typically after some life-changing event, these bins are dragged … Continue reading
Today was an extraordinarily long day. Twelve hours felt like twenty-four. My day started in Washington, D.C., where I spent the last several days at a work conference. It was excellent and I’m glad I attended. This morning I had … Continue reading
“Every day may not be good, but there’s something good in every day.” Author unknown. I found this quote earlier today while searching for inspirational quotes that might help me put recent events in perspective. On my journey to discover … Continue reading