Mrs. T. and I are in NYC for a long weekend. We are celebrating our wedding anniversary. The Big 2-5! I have been in charge of lodging, travel and dinners. I emptied all points balances. Mrs. T. plans our days, which has meant museums and a play. It has been a joyful trip, including a
I am fortunate to have some fly-fishing buddies who are expert anglers, and one of them organized an outing in Maine. Last weekend, we rented a small house on the river and hauled food with us, as there wasn’t much up there. That area was beautiful. We traversed quite a few dirt roads and saw
After this week’s Memorial Mass for our pastor, some of my Church friends and I got together for an impromptu dinner. I thought it would be fun to order take out and meet up for a Friday night dinner and decompress a bit. We texted the others who were in town, and a small group
I don’t know when I first met Fr. John, but I knew that I liked him right away when I did. I’m sure I had met him at Mass when he had just arrived. Our parish was going through some tough times, with two pastors coming and going and a lot of conflict internally about
After the Super Bowl, Patriots team captain Matt Slater was interviewed. He was wearing a baseball cap that said “Glory Deflectors.” Curious, I hit Google and found this interesting article about the team’s character coach Jack Easterby. It is no secret that head coach Bill Belichick leaves no stone unturned. The team has it own charter
I haven’t blogged in a few weeks because, well, not much has happened since the holidays. Our older kids are back in college, work has resumed, and day-to-day life is back in force. I miss the holidays, but it has been good to be productive at work and to get back into a daily rhythm.