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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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“round em up, put them in a pen…keep an eye on them boys…we don’t want ‘em mixin’…” I Google-mapped Muslim neighborhoods in the U.S. I couldn’t find any. So this...

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Easter 2016 (actually April 24-29) marks the hundredth anniversary of the Easter Rising in Dublin against the British Empire. England was distracted by World War I to notice that...

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As I move further and further into my “twilight” years I’ve come to think of myself as having been born too early. Reading some of the code on this very website prompted...

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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...

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As I move further and further into my “twilight” years I’ve come to think of myself as having been born too early. Reading some of the code on this very website prompted...

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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...

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You know, and I know, that Donald Trump will not build a wall across four states and then bill Mexico for the cost. It won’t happen, not now, not next millennium. So why all the...

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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...