Monthly Archives: March 2008

Glory to God in the highest

This morning was beautiful, a radiant spring sun filled my heart with gladness as I drove through the crisp clear mid-twenty degree day toward Mass at Mt. Irenaeus. Upon arriving at the Mountain I noticed a number of vehicles parked … Continue reading

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A Moment of Peace

As I read the news reports coming out of Iraq this morning I began to wonder what if we hadn’t invaded Iraq and we’d have saved all the good will we used to enjoy in the world. What if we’d … Continue reading

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Sugar Snow

As March winds down, daytime temperatures rise into the thirties and forties. The winter snows recede each year. The rising temperatures bring sweet sap flowing from our maple trees and producers large and small tap our trees to harvest maple … Continue reading

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Alumni tournament

Both our children are home this weekend. It’s the Alumni Basketball Tournament at Franklinville Central School. This tradition which began perhaps twenty years ago draws alumni from all across the country back to our small town nestled in the foothills … Continue reading

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Birth Defect

I don’t often find myself agreeing with Condoleeza Rice, but I came across an article in today’s Washington Times that I must say Amen to. Thank you Miss Rice. You have the ear of much of the nation and you’ve … Continue reading

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Back of the bus

When you grow up white in middle America you have a much different perspective from a guy or gal who grew up black or brown in the ghetto. Rev. Wright is correct in saying America is a racist country. There … Continue reading

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History or his story

Today I came across a nice interview conducted by Charlie Rose on public television with two Iraqis. Their subject matter had do with whether Iraq was better off five years later as a result of the United States invasion and … Continue reading

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Gerry Straub

Gerry Straub stopped by today and left a comment. I’m flattered. Gerry’s got a blog, that I’ve added to my blogroll. You might enjoy looking at. I own one of Gerry’s films, “No Room at the Inn.” I purchased it … Continue reading

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Viva Casey Knowles

Casey Knowles is the little girl in Hillary Clinton’s scare tactic advertisement designed to foster the politics of divide and conquer. I think this is backfiring on Hillary. Casey Knowles it turns out is no longer a little girl and … Continue reading

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Counting the cost

Today marked the 4,000th American soldier killed in combat in Iraq. Colonel Dan Smith has a well written piece at Quakers Colonel. I also read a well written piece my Michael Moore at CommonDreams. It is more than a sad … Continue reading

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