Like is like a box of…

In the unforgettable words of Forrest Gump, “Mama always said: Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” Lately I’ve been thinking life is more like a box of crosswords. If you’ve ever tackled one, you know what I mean. Rarely can...

Truer Words Were Never Spoken

No better time than Maundy Thursday to hear Jim Caviezel speak about his faith and his role as Jesus in The Passion of the Christ. So powerful. Happy Pesach and a blessed Resurrection Day to...

Food for Thought

One of our neighbors, Peter, came to our village (by way of Germany and Ireland) seventeen years ago. It’s given him time to familiarize himself with what grows in the countryside, and when he rings our doorbell he is rarely empty-handed, but brings gifts of...

Pilgrim’s Progress

Santiago de Compostelo in northwestern Spain is home to the Cathedral of Saint James the Great, whose massive dimensions dwarf those who journey to view it. Since the ninth century, it’s been the final destination for Catholic pilgrims along the Way of Saint...

No Stone Left Unturned

I’ve never been much of a collector, but I do have some Battersea boxes, most of which were given to me as gifts. One–my first–has a single rose on it with the words “I Love You.” Another depicts a hot air balloon, and others are part of...

Goals: Game On!

Only one week has passed since New Year’s Eve (doesn’t it seem longer?), a night I hope you enjoyed as much as we did. Just before nine o’clock we decided to not stay home as planned, but instead to head to The Notch, a local establishment featuring live music...

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