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PenInHand

I need to admit that CNN’s new headline format of screaming headlines is even more annoying than it has been in the past. I suspect that a re-format has been in the works for a while, but now it seems …

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By now, most media outlets are plastered by up-to-the-second coverage of the events on Parliament Hill this morning. Information is coming at a rate that is faster than can be filtered as to what is accurate and what is not. …

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MarcoBBQ

Tonight is my first official meeting with the Board since starting here at St. Matthew’s in July. While the members of the Board did meet in early September, it was at a time when I was on vacation, tending to …

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There was an article posted in the Guardian newspaper on September 25 by Karen Armstrong, a former Roman Catholic nun, and a fantastic scholar on religious history. Her writing is very approachable, well researched and balanced; I have a few …

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Pottery

It hardly seems as if two weeks have gone by, and yet here it is, September 8th, two weeks since I announced the birth of our son Ian. Oh yeah, there’s snow on the ground too. Much of today has …

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