Monthly Archives: March 2015

Blast From The Past

Here’s an Oldie, but a Goody. My daughter once met the lady who sings this, and said she was very kind to all her fans, especially the kids.   Advertisements

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Who Is The Son of the Father? — A Meditation for Holy Week

“Give Us Barabbas!” the crowd shouted . Were they confused as to who they wanted? In the older manuscripts, the one who was freed was named Jesus bar Abbas. Jesus son of the Father. He was a revolutionary, an insurrectionist. … Continue reading

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Shows How Old I Really Am

I recall hearing this song about 1967. For some reason, I was waiting around in the Art Department at college, when some of the students working there put this album on, almost like elevator music, to be in the background … Continue reading

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Thank Goodness for Recording Technology

Some years back, a friend gave me a CD of Edith Piaf’s music which had belonged to his Belgian Grandmamma.   She had purchased it on one of her return trips.  This was the first cut on the album. She had … Continue reading

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Ex Urbe — Ada Palmer

If you’ve never heard of this lady, now is the time to make her acquaintance.   Ada is a wealth of information, especially regarding Rome and Florence.  (Not to mention old manuscripts). I first found her site doing some lookie-loo on … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in Rome


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We Shall Bake Bread Together, On Our Knees

Well, at least that’s the way I hear it when we sing it in church. Conjures up some interesting images of people scooting around a kitchen. Bread From My Oven Ingredients: ¾ cup warm water 1 pkg active dry yeast … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Being Palm Sunday and All..

I thought this would come in handy. How to fold a Palm Cross Step One: Get to church tomorrow morning. Step Two: Remember to bring home a palm leaf. Step Three: Follow the instructions. Here is another way.

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Another Friday in Lent

Another experiment with salmon. Salmon Avocado Salad Ingredients: ½ pound Salmon 2 cups spinach/kale/chard mix 1 ripe avocado 1 tsp minced onion 1 tsp minced garlic 1 tsp parsley flakes 3 tbs Olive oil 3 tbs Malt vinegar Lemon-pepper seasoning … Continue reading

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I Seriously Recommend…

This movie. If you haven’t seen it, you should. Hint: It’s about a pilgrimage. Hint #2 : He meets a scarecrow, and tin person, and a cowardly lion along The Way.

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