Come to the Table.

3.19.2020 Dear dad, Today is the Solemnity of St. Joseph. I learned that solemnities are the highest of feast days celebrated in the Church and are usually reserved for the most important mysteries of the faith (catholic.org). I also learned there is a tradition called “St. Joseph’s Table.” The story is in medieval times there […]

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The return of Omicron: descendant of Optimus Prime…back again?

1.11.2022 Dear dad, Has anyone else experienced a return of the symptoms of omicron after having shed them exactly one week after testing positive the first time? Kidding but not kidding. This would be horrible. Forgive my raw humor. It was just for the sake of what writing teachers call an “attention grabber.” Th return […]

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Beyond Eden.

9.14.2021 Dear dad, Over the summer, I participated in a book club with the Eden Invitation and… And now I am stuck because what do I say? The best way to introduce you to Eden Invitation is not to quote from their website “About Page,” though you should check it out (I will provide the […]

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The Wild Goose.

8.8.21 Dear dad, Did you know geese only have one mate for their whole lives? And they will even go through a period of mourning if they lose their mate? Sometimes the widower will remain single the rest of his or her life. “Lengthy care of the young is one of the benefits of having […]

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Q.

7.31.21 Q. Dear dad, I am not sure if I have ever mentioned Q to you. Q is a homeless woman I met on campus when I was at TCU. I think I talked to her the first time in undergrad. She would come and go. Sometimes staying on campus for weeks or months and […]

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Not GMO but JMO.

7.14.21 Dear dad, I would say I am a bit of a granola-junkie. I think I could spend a good 15 minutes just in the cereal/granola aisle when grocery shopping. There are so many kinds all made with similar ingredients but drastically different from each other. I always try to stay away from those with […]

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