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Holy Moley! I started writing these refections on my year in the Czech Republic around the first days in July and now it is first days of August!  I realized it has taken that...

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Holy snow-angel, Batman, it’s getting colder! Ok, yes, there wasn’t much snow but the air was briskly frozeny (if that is really a word). I began January by wearing my thermals...

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About a year ago I wrote about stuff I get in my email box. Then it was useless information about growing hair on my head with this or that product, hot women from Russia who want...

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As an American born a few months after WWII ended, I have no frame of reference to war, the holocaust and Soviet occupation. I won’t pretend that I know what it was like, but...

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There is always hope, even after after some of the seemingly hopeless things that have occurred this year. Today is a time for new beginnings that give us hope, a reset button for...

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Wow, a lot can happen in a week! I would say that if you blinked you would have missed it but with the news cycle being what it is you’d have probably caught it sometime or...

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Moving from “home” to a “new” home is always stressful and disorienting. This move was no exception. Sure I have lived in other parts of the world but I always came back...

Ocsar Statues Are Made Ahead Of This Year's Academy Awards

Last Sunday was the Oscar Show in the Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles. For us peasants watching the show is like sorta kinda being in the neighborhood of a fancy-schmanzy...

hoodriver

Moving from “home” to a “new” home is always stressful and disorienting. This move was no exception. Sure I have lived in other parts of the world but I always came back...

Ocsar Statues Are Made Ahead Of This Year's Academy Awards

Last Sunday was the Oscar Show in the Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles. For us peasants watching the show is like sorta kinda being in the neighborhood of a fancy-schmanzy...

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It’s another “new” year and a time for reflection and projection. Every morning when I open my eyes to the new day I am amazed. I am amazed that I have actually woken up to...

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For the last segment of my three part video, I am addressing the topic of what makes a Jesuit school, Jesuit when we don’t have Jesuits in the school (confused? read it slowly...