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TWO OUT OF THREE

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SEEKING SOLANUS

SEEKING SOLANUS CASEY by Charles McKelvy When I attended the Beatification of Fr. Solanus Casey, OFM Cap. on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Ford Field in Detroit, I thought that was it. I considered myself fortunate to have a friend … Continue reading

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RUNNIN’ EMPTY

   

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BARNEY IS BACK!

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KIRK’S OWL

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STORY HOUR

Here’s a fable for our time:

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Self-Quarantine

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HOMEMADE SAINT PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION

Erin go bragh, y’all!  Life goes on, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. So celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in the safety of your dwelling place, and know that today, everyone on the planet is Irish. And what’s Saint Patrick’s Day without Danny … Continue reading

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THE CORONAVIRUS ISN’T GOING AWAY

Sorry, Mr. Trump, but the coronavirus isn’t going away.  I suggest you give the following a good listen: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/deep-background-with-noah-feldman/id1460055316?i=1000466938203

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GROTTO-FIED

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SANTA MEOW

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DIA DE MUERTOS

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SUNSET DRIVE

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MIGGIE

(Detroit, Michigan) Happiness was watching Miguel Cabrera and his Tiger teammates give the AL Central Champs, the Minnesota Twins, a run for their money on Thursday, September 26, 2019.  The Tigers lost 10-4, but Miggie hit a single in the … Continue reading

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SOLEMN VESPERS

(Monastary of the Holy Cross, Chicago) Here is but a small sample of the angelic music proclaimed Saturday evening by the monks and Schola Laudis for the Solemnity of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross:

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HAPPINESS IS HAVING HART

I am writing this on a hot, muggy day late in the summer of 2019 to tell you that I am cool and dry thanks entirely to the good offices of Hart Heating & Air of Benton Harbor, Mich. Yes, … Continue reading

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THE WAITING GAME

Nick and Nora loved dogs, and they loved to travel. But they didn’t travel with their dogs, because that was way too much trouble for such a pair of urban sophisticates. So what they did was go the animal shelter … Continue reading

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STEAMY POWER SHOW

  (HESSTON STEAM MUSEUM, INDIANA) What better way in which to celebrate the end of summer than by attending the Hesston Steam & Power Show on Labor Day.  We do it annually, and we take comfort in the soot and … Continue reading

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DOMESTIC GUINEAFOWL

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THE OLD BALLGAME

(HOME OF THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX) My good buddy Gary Gorka and I had box seats for the masterful, nine-strikeout performance by Lucas Giolito against the Cleveland Indians in a 2-0 victory that brought the White Sox back to a … Continue reading

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EATING TO LIVE

The fat you eat is the fat you wear.  If you eat at the Golden Arches you will soon be at the Pearly Gates.  Eat all you want from the produce section and avoid the aisles with processed foods, dairy, … Continue reading

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ALL SHOOK UP

(Riverside Cemetery, Michigan) So there I was on a sunny Saturday in southwest Michigan hopeful that my boyhood Bears were but a field goal away from downing the Eagles and advancing toward the Super Bowl, when I encountered the good … Continue reading

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The Heartland Cafe — R.I.P.

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HOLY NAME

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THREE OAKS LIBRARY

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