Category Archives: Being

Taking People, Pride and Dignity Seriously: June 2022

(From Luisa Madrid, La Guardia and Wagner Archives; used w/o permission.)(Queens Pride Parade; Queens, New York City (2018)) My news feed tells me it’s Pride Month. Or LGBTQ+ Pride Month. Wikipedia’s page implies that the correct term is LGBT pride. … Continue reading

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Easter: Parades, Eggs, and the Best News Ever

Easter Sunday is a very big deal. It’s “the greatest of all Sundays,” since it’s when we celebrate our Lord’s resurrection. Begin celebrating, actually. The Easter season lasts until Pentecost Sunday: not quite two months from now. Maybe “our Lord’s … Continue reading

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I’m Not as Crazy as You Think I Moose!

(From Gustave Doré, via Library of Congress, used w/o permission.) I’ll be talking about ADHD, PDD, PTSD, ASD and me; and what that alphabet-soup assortment of acronyms means. But first, a spot of poetry. “…Eagerly I wished the morrow;—vainly I … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and My Adoration Chapel Routine

I’ve been spending an hour in Sauk Centre’s St. Faustina Adoration Chapel every Wednesday afternoon for several years. At least since 2014. At first, the time felt like an hour of ‘doing nothing.’ But I kept going, because I thought … Continue reading

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