Monthly Archives: September 2015

Lame Life

I remember pretty well the few times I’ve had to get around with a limp, even on crutches. Not long after Beth and I met I sprained my ankle pretty bad and had to get around the Notre Dame campus … Continue reading

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No More War

My daughter who lives now in Toronto in Ontario, Canada misses the mountains. Though she was born in the flatland of Nebraska, she lived from age 5 through college here in the Pacific Northwest, surrounded on the west by the … Continue reading

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Those Who Lead

We were supposed to walk about 6 miles that day. We walked at least twice that, because our leader did not know what he was doing. I was on Boy Scout trip sponsored by our area council, not with our … Continue reading

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Don’t Preach

“Don’t preach to me” (or “at me,” or as a T-shirt evidently says, “on me”) is a widespread and common injunction. Children say it to parents (as in a Madonna song that uses the phrase) and irreligious people say it … Continue reading

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