Category Archives: Faith

In Which the Spawn Moves to Terpville

About an hour ago, Mrs. M and I concluded ten hours on the road, coming home from getting the Spawn settled in her new apartment on the fringe of the U of Maryland. I’ve showered, and thrown a load of … Continue reading

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Sub Conscious

I stopped by the supermarket a little while ago, after spending the afternoon at my office. As I walked toward the entrance, an older fellow crouched near the door, and called, “Excuse me, sir?” I knew what was coming. For … Continue reading

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Sunday Potpourri: Daydreaming Edition

Happy Ringo’s Birthday, everyone! Meanwhile… *** Last night, as I sometimes tend to do, I was noodling through cars for sale on Ebay and various other online locations. I’ve made no secret of my love for convertibles, so that’s usually … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

When I lost my scholarship at Transylvania U, a member of the faculty urged me against bitterness. “Remember that the University is not the administration.” I try to keep that in mind when I think of my nation this Independence … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Across the Tiber…

I just learned that Pope Francis has announced the canonization of John Henry Cardinal Newman on 13 October. Although Roman Catholicism is not my particular brand of Christianity, I have a great deal of respect for the faith and its … Continue reading

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Ten Years Past the Big Noise

Tonight at about 11:30, my parents will have been dead for ten years. My brother has been incarcerated for nearly that long, serving what has become two life sentences without the possibility of parole when he was convicted of the … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Potpourri

I’m listening to The Band performing “Life Is A Carnival” as the Hound of the Basketballs snoozes one chair over. Later this afternoon, the Spawn and I will deliver the Main Squeeze to the Real City Airport in time to … Continue reading

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