"Dear Dad"

I should have written one of these back in the day… A father passing by his son’s bedroom, was astonished to see the bed was nicely made, and that everything was picked up and tidy. Then, he saw an envelope, propped up prominently on the pillow. It was addressed, ‘Dad.’ With the worst premonition, he…

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Notes on the Contemporary Scene

(delicious scenery – random selection from my hard drive) My cousin sent me a great Open Letter to Osama bin Laden, which speaks to the fact that Osama screwed up and basically condemned Islam to being cast in a negative light henceforth, and now there is no going back. High fructose corn syrup has been…

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Beware the Dangers of Political Busybodies

An article posted on InsideCatholic today examines the ability of politicians to hold one stance personally while holding another publicly, for example those who are personally against abortion but believe people should have a choice: It is common for Catholic politicians to say that they are personally opposed to abortion, but that they must accept…

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Monday Switch

+ You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you. – Frederick Buechner Copyrighted under Creative Commons for Kevin…

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