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Ode to Oliver

The cat on my lap wears a gray cape and cap. He keeps them remarkably clean. “You are what you wear!,” he would seem to declare. For without them, he’d never be seen. (Sometimes, you just need a silly cat poem. … Continue reading

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Walking the Grassy Knoll

I walked the hill in my parents’ backyard, picking up sticks and limbs that a recent thunderstorm brought to the ground. Mom had been mowing the grass earlier. Taking a break, she came into the house where I sat with … Continue reading

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Uncomfortably Comfortable

I am employment-challenged at the moment. And I am uncomfortably comfortable with this fact. I could get used to not going to an office every day. If it were not for the need to pay a mortgage and eat, I … Continue reading

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Goggles? Check!

I am afraid of being brave. Bravery is scary stuff. Brave people do things like free fall from cliffs into deep blue, bottomless lagoons. Or embark on solo treks around the world to climb snowy mountains and eat raw squid. … Continue reading

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Kids

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St. Thomas

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St. George

  The man praying near the altar (below) made his way from the back of the sanctuary on his knees with his rosary in hand. It felt kind of invasive for us to be there while he humbled himself in … Continue reading

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