Category Archives: Uncategorized

Do you stand for the flag, or what the flag stands for?

“When Facism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross.” We need to be careful here. The above quote, attributed to writer Sinclair Lewis, came to my mind when I saw this T-shirt for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Life in the Blank Page

Around the time he declared his candidacy for President, Mayor Pete Buttigieg described this particular time in American history as the blank page between two chapters in a book. This image really appealed to me, because it captures that sense … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Graduation Day

Dear JL and SC, When Theodor Geisel’s (a.k.a. “Dr. Suess”) daughter graduated from college he wrote a book entitled, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” offering her some life advice and encouragement as she went off into the world.  Inspired by … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

“Which way are you going?”

The title of this blog is a line from a Jim Croce song written during the Vietnam War. The song was a challenge to Americans to think deeply about our involvement in the war and all that it implied. Did … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Who’s your Daddy?

I just read in the news the other day that a majority of Catholics voted for Donald Trump in November. As the shudders run up and down my spine, in the interest of Christian charity I am trying to put … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

“There was no one left to protest”

This is an update and paraphrase of a well known lament dating back to the time of the Nazis: When they came for the undocumented workers, I did not protest Because I was not an undocumented worker. When they came … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

“White Men Without Feathers”

  Recently I went to the Museum of Natural History to view the exhibit on the evolutionary links between birds and dinosaurs.  I enjoyed the exhibit very much.  The fossil bones are so exquisitely preserved that in some cases you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment