[who]man.

6.24.2022 Dear dad, Today is an emotional day for the country. There is already so much division, anger, uncertainty, pride, you name it. I want to acknowledge it all but especially fear. I know a lot of people are afraid. It is so fair. I am a 27-year-old female living in a time when the […]

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Be lit.

5.24.2022 Dear dad, Right now I kind of feel like a candle getting close to being burned up. You know when you light it for the last time hoping you can get at least an hour or maybe just minutes more of the fragrant aroma. I’m there. And I don’t know whether I’ll last for […]

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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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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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