Licorice Indulgence

A few weeks ago as my family and I were shopping for a shower curtain in Bed, Bath and Beyond, I came across a bag of “gourmet” licorice. Now, I haven’t had any “plain” black licorice in years — I’m talking probably nearly...

The Coolest Toy — EVER!

As I was driving home earlier today, I engaged in a seemingly too-frequent act of self-obsessed pondering about my lack of cool “toys”. Many of my friends and many more acquaintances have all those new gadgets and time-wasters/savers that seem to be all...

Hero

I want to be a hero. Doesn’t everyone? Granted, some claim to want to be a “villain” or “anti-hero” — usually so they can get what they “want” — but most people (in their right mind) seem to want to be a hero. Why...

Evolve — a Rant

I am so sick and tired of people using the word “evolve” as though it has some magical, mystical meaning. It simply means “change”. That’s it. No big deal. Evolution is a process of change. We sit and dither about the meaning or process...

Something

Well, it has been a few days since I last posted — mostly due to craziness around the home. I don’t have much to say right at the moment except to let you know I’m still around and to post something. I’ll try to get more up soon. Always,...

Ember Day (Advent Day Eighteen)

Today is an “ember” day. In the catholic (i.e. universal) Tradition of the Church, ember days are days when the Church has set aside time specifically for ordination and prayer for the bringing in of new ministers. Advent is a good time of the Church year...