Category Archives: My Family

A Few Surprises

On the drive from the airport last Wednesday, my brother detoured us through our old neighborhood. A few things surprised me. First, the trees are back. When we moved into our house in 1967, the street was shaded by several … Continue reading

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Best Flight

It was largely rainy from Iowa to Chicago today. But the plane ride from there to Rochester was one of the best times I’ve ever had in the air. I was watching two Michigans, first the lake, then the state. … Continue reading

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Taking Flight

Late tomorrow morning, I plan to be sitting in a plane flying to Chicago. Then a bit later, a different aircraft heading for the south shore of Lake Ontario. Posting might continue semi-regularly for the next nine days. Or I … Continue reading

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More Adoption Shortsightedness

More blindness on the adoption front. So what if the supply of infants has dried up. There are still hundreds of thousands of girls and boys in foster care in this country. One would think that a church with such … Continue reading

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Light Posting This Weekend

A nice day yesterday. Here we are in front of the fountain and St John’s Church. The breeze was nice; I was getting an occasional spray from my vantage point at the end of the open space here. This might … Continue reading

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Last Day

Because it’s Sunday, and not Saturday, I will have to miss the festival of football on ten NBC networks this morning. It’s also Confirmation at a 2pm Mass, so I’ll miss all the post-game punditry, too. The young miss would be … Continue reading

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The young miss went out for a walk about an hour ago. But somebody at home is lonely:  

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