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Treasure Chest Thursday - Fr. Maurice Edward Anderson

While preparing this week’s posts, I decided to Google “Fr. Maurice Edward Anderson Mount Carmel”.

I found a wonderful recollection of Fr. Edward.  I am including it in an additional post this week – I hadn’t intended it, but it gives such insight into who he was, that I cannot pass the opportunity up! 1,170 more words


Never The Same: A Tribute to Kenneth Novak, Jr.

This is a re-post of a blog post I did on April 8, 2013.  At last week’s Village Board meeting, Village President Norm Abbott presented a proclamation declaring April 8 as Lansing Fallen Heroes Memorial Day. 824 more words


Łańcut Wednesday - Franciszek Wawszkiewicz

Łańcut is pronounced ˈwaɲt͡sut in polish, similar to ‘wine suit’.

My Great Grandfather (mój pradziadek), Franciszek Wawszkiewicz, was born in Łańcut, Poland on March 2, 1880.   207 more words


Happy St. Patrick's Day!

It has been a bit of a rough winter.  I’ve been traveling at least an hour each way to work and the snow has just kept coming and coming, along with the cold.  295 more words