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Sartorial Ruminations

When I tell people that I really love the show “Project Runway” they often look at me as if I have just revealed that I eat stray cats!  “But you’re a monk!” is what the wide-eyed individual usually blurts out!  … Continue reading

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The Presence of Absence

I have a friend… let’s call her Maggie… who is the second child born in her family.  The first child, a boy named Fred, died before Maggie was born and has always been known to Maggie by his absence in … Continue reading

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Pushing the Panic Button

Each year from January through the end of February I spend many of my evenings going to my parishioner’s homes to conduct a yearly House Blessing.  The family gathers around a table upon which is an icon, a candle, some … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Myself

We are now in our 4-year election cycle during which time we are bombarded by commercials trying to convince us that we should vote for so-and-so.  Sometimes during these info arm-twisting sessions truth is spoken.  More often than not deliberate … Continue reading

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REAL Eggs Benedict!

I love Eggs Benedict!  Anywhere I go if Eggs Benedict is on the menu I will order it!  The problem often is that many places don’t make authentic Eggs Benedict.  Instead of making the hollandaise from egg yolks, butter, dried … Continue reading

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