Monthly Archives: July 2013

Our Fathers

Coming to you this week from the Memorial Garden at the rectory…… My father turned 80 this past weekend, and I’ve been thinking a lot about what fatherhood is and what it is not. Those of you who know me, … Continue reading

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Knock! Knock! (You’re s’posed to say, ‘Who’s there?’)

As a high school teacher, I still hear occasional “knock knock” jokes, although they are always either inappropriate for school or if they are appropriate, they’re just punny and not hilarious. Some people like “knock-knock” jokes, and some “knock-knock” jokes … Continue reading

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Road trip!!!

Coming to you this week from the boardwalk at Ocean City, Maryland…… It’s been an amazing week of perfect weather, beautiful beaches, hours and hours of tanning, topped off with delicious seafood in a variety of settings with two of … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf??

Wolves have a bad reputation in European and North American folklore.  They are fearsome, and their presence inspires hatred and terror. It doesn’t matter if you’re talking about “Peter and the Wolf”, “The Boy Who Cried Wold”, “Little Red Riding … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2013

This is the one holiday the three-day-weekend people haven’t tried to move to a Monday — because the date itself is so powerfully etched in our minds and memories. On this day in 1776, some provocative and powerful words were … Continue reading

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