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Another Pandemic Sunday

It’s a lovely Sunday afternoon here in central Minnesota. All that’s missing is Pippa’s song wafting through the air. “…The lark’s on the wing; The snail’s on the thorn: God’s in his heaven— All’s right with the world!…” (“Pippa Passes,” … Continue reading

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Worry, Concern and COVID-19

(Springtime in Minnesota: and a winter weather advisory.) The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t affected us much here in central Minnesota. Apart from the governor’s stay-at-home order, no Mass and new shopping rules. A winter weather advisory starts tonight. That explains the … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday Bombings

Some folks in Sri Lanka were at church this Easter morning. Others were at luxury hotels, starting another day’s work or enjoying breakfast. About 250 didn’t return home. Their deaths were headline news for the next 24 hours: “40 dead … Continue reading

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Be Not Afraid of Geekness

I’m one of those folks who read dictionaries for fun. If I had more finely-tuned social skills, I might be a geek. I’ve been told I’m a nerd. I won’t deny it. Which reminded me of Malvolio’s words of wisdom. … Continue reading

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