In case you were wondering

The day didnt turn out to be a total waste. It started out with a delayed school opening.  Which I realize isn’t such a bad way to do the morning.  Its relaxed, the kids are awake and functioning, very pleasant.  We all are  night people (except GM) and combining that with adolescence, we have a house full of owls. […]

Things that suck

The weather sucks. It’s March 18th and we are expecting a snow /ice/sleet and rain storm tonight. An on time school opening is unlikely, perhaps another snow day….school until July!

I might be obsessed

What was up with crappy, Jerry-rigged chimney they slapped on top of the Sistine Chapel that provided the all important color-coded smoke? I have seen better engineering in the slums of Buenos Aires where unarguably the resources were much more limited than the Vatican. This is my last pope related post, promise.

Pope Thoughts

I was raised as a Catholic and having received all the available sacraments less the Holy Orders and Last Rites, I am the textbook example of a non-practicing Catholic.  My reasons for not belonging to the Roman Catholic Church as an adult are many.  The most obvious being the imperfect hierarchy that doesn’t allow for married priests and continues […]