Monthly Archives: July 2009

Excuses to listen

Sunday I purchased a new book for my new iPod Touch. It’s “Excuses be Gone,” by Wayne Dyer. Like Dyer’s other books its chocked full of good insights many of which I’ve heard elsewhere b, ut he has such a … Continue reading

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A few days ago I stood above his grave and looked down at the Veterans Administration plaque that marks the spot where’s he’s lain for the past thirty-six years. He missed a lot of life by dying at 46. Dad … Continue reading

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This teddy bear has been part of the family for almost fifteen years now. Originally purchased as a Christmas gift for Dara when she was in elementary school.   Dara named him Bubba. About five years ago when we moved … Continue reading

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Dan Riley, OFM

I’ve seen this video a few months ago, but tonight I came to it off a Twitter feed from St. Bonaventure University. I first met Dan Riley in the winter of 2000. I came to Mt. Irenaeus in search of … Continue reading

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Wiring the web for global good

This is a great speech and it’s great to hear a national leader of a great country give such a talk.

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Bill Maher: New Rule: Not Everything in America Has to Make a Profit

This link from Bill Maher’s commentary on Huffington Post is well written. In fact Bill’s commentary reminds me of something I learned when touring George Eastman’s home in Rochester, New York. Eastman, the founder of Kodak, made a lot of … Continue reading

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Health care reform is good for business

This story comes from a story and video I’ve just seen on one of my favorite blogs. Elizabeth Edwards, wife of Senator John Edwards, a woman currently battling cancer really does a great job of debunking some of the myths … Continue reading

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Brother Fly

I’ve been enjoying a lovely summer. For the first time in almost ten years I’m not working twelve months. God has been very good to me and us and I’ve found consulting opportunities which have allowed me to make up … Continue reading

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I stand with the President!

Be a real American and your brother and sisters keeper. Support real health care reform.

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Regina Fratrum Minorum

Regina Fratrum Minorum is what is written on the lintel above the entry into this small side chapel which is adjacent to the University chapel at St. Bonaventure University. Translated literally I think it means, “Queen of the Friars Minor.” … Continue reading

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