Category Archives: My Family

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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Confirmation Names

An interesting discussion unfolds this week at PrayTell on the practice of taking a confirmation name. For the purpose of full disclosure, I admit I have such a name. I also admit that I didn’t discourage the young miss when … Continue reading

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Finding The Place

With The Price Is Right providing the soundtrack to my morning today’s Scripture for my Ignatian retreat was Matthew 26:20-30. (Okay, it was two weeks ago, but so what?) Enter God’s graceful sense of humor about my annual post-Triduum ritual of … Continue reading

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Some Baptism Anniversaries

Today is one of our top family feasts: my wife’s baptism anniversary. It’s something of a conflict for her, as she remembers her entry into Full Communion somewhat more fondly than getting dunked in an on-stage pool in the evangelical … Continue reading

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Readying The Girl Cave

Day off today, so the basement got tackled. The young miss wants a somewhat larger bedroom. My wife was less enthusiastic about this in 2008 when we moved in. The basement was a better place to house the rabbits away … Continue reading

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