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.
One of the benefits of a Plan B Christmas? A food tour, while Mrs. T. and our daughter napped during the day. And, a different Christmas Dinner. More below. On Christmas Eve, I headed to my favorite pizza place, Max and Leo’s. They have a coal-fired oven that cooks thin pizzas in just a few
Thankfully, the wait at Urgent Care wasn’t so bad. Our son drove Mrs. T. and one of our daughters to the hospital. I was in the middle of a bad bug, lying in bed for three straight days, and could barely move. The diagnoses? Pneumonia for one and a double ear infection for the other.
Social media is full of posts from those recently admitted to colleges’ early admissions programs. Smiles, proud parents and achievements justly-deserved. But, there’s a dark side to it all. Recently, someone told me about another suicide attempt at Harvard College. It’s an open secret that colleges’ mental health service offerings cannot keep up with demand.