Monthly Archives: March 2015

Palm Sunday

I was seven years old when I first learned the word circumnavigate. If that seems like a strange thing to remember, that’s because it is, but it was Palm Sunday, thirty-three years ago, that circumnavigate landed on my brain and … Continue reading

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Lent 5

Taking after my parents, I’ve always like cartoons, especially the one-panel types found in the New Yorker. The Far Side has to be the best collection by a single author; my favorite Far Side cartoon shows a women in a … Continue reading

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Lent 4

This coming week contains two of my favorite holy days: St. Patrick’s Day on Tuesday and St. Joseph’s Day on Thursday. I remember in both 2000 and 2006, St. Patrick’s Day fell on a Friday, and so lots of Cardinals … Continue reading

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Lent 3

Did you know that the same day that President Lincoln established the Secret Service, he was shot at Ford’s Theatre? “When the United States Secret Service (with the awesome acronym of USSS) was established, its main duty was to prevent … Continue reading

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