Monthly Archives: November 2016

To an infinite mind

But to an Infinite Mind bathing me round and round I must be as much the object of regard as any solar system. To such a Mind nothing is small, no one thing farther from its scope than another. God … Continue reading

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Looking for a good book to read?

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson I liked it. The title might put some people off and the language might put some people off too. His frank … Continue reading

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Angels in our midst

This morning I was volunteering as I often do at the Catholic Charities Food Pantry in our village. People who come here for food and clothing are often very needy. Many of our clients are reluctant to come because they’re … Continue reading

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It could be worse

Originally posted on The Casual Blog:
On Saturday, still in shock from the election, I took a longish drive over to Hanging Rock State Park. It was sunny and brisk, and the last leg of the drive was hilly and…

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The Obama Legacy

I just watched a segment of “The Kelly File” where conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer said that the Trump presidency cancels out the Obama Legacy. I think that’s a very shortsighted comment. The people affected by the Obama presidency cannot be cancelled. … Continue reading

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We don’t get many people like you

In the past week during my stay in Tempe AZ I’ve been traveling around the area on Uber. Uber is a great way to get from point to point. It’s safe, efficient and all the drivers have been very friendly … Continue reading

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Our changing weather patterns

It’s not news to most folks whether you’re a climate change believer or denier that our weather is getting screwy as Elmer Fudd would say. We flew from Buffalo, New York to Phoenix, Arizona on Thursday and our flight was … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mom

Today is my Mom’s birthday. Born ninety years ago at a small hospital that no longer exists on the east side of Manhattan. Her Dad was an bailiff in the city courts and her Mom was a court stenographer. Helen … Continue reading

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Uber in the Valley

Until March of this year I had not tried Uber. On a trip to Tempe AZ in March I decided to give it a try. I was skeptical and reluctant. My first ride in the valley was from my sister’s … Continue reading

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