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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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Norbert Nerdly Rides Again: Keyboard Concerns

(Norbert Nerdly — my frustrations, personified.) I had finished last week’s discussion of crossword mania and the end of civilization before the trouble started. That’s part of the good news. Then my computer’s operating system told me it was time … Continue reading

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Baptism of Jesus: Third “Aha!” of the Season

(From Casey and Corey Wright, via San Diego Union Tribune, used w/o permission.) As an American, my Christmas season starts on the fourth Thursday in November. That’s when the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade arrives at Macy’s Herald Square in New … Continue reading

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Epiphany, the Magi and Me: The Big Aha!

(From James Tissot, via Wikidata, used w/o permission.) (James Tissot’s “Journey of the Magi.” (1890s)) “We Three Kings of Orient are, Bearing gifts we traverse afar. Field and fountain, Moor and mountain, Following yonder Star….” (“We Three Kings,” John Henry … Continue reading

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