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Glory be to the Grandfather

My paternal grandfather, Bernard Kennedy, raised things. Crops. Votes. Kids.

Dairy farmer, Town Chairman, Father of eleven.

Bernard worked and then took over the reins of the farm where he was raised and reigned over his 250+ acre dirt empire with admirable attention and affection. 1,160 more words

Going to the Place Our Father Has Made

The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis
Garry Wills

Walt Whitman taught me that contradicting myself was okay, even to be expected. So I long ago accepted that believing was part of my make-up and that, like it or not, I was a  1,194 more words

Books

Prompt Childhood Revisited 2

Prompt Childhood Revisited 2

Sure, you turned out pretty good, but is there anything you wish had been different about your childhood?

I think we all have something about our childhood that was different.   256 more words

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JKF's Birthday and Champagne

It’s normal for a mother to think her newborn child sets the moon. But few, if any, look at their children and say that one day they’ll be President of the United States. 192 more words

Life

My Mom and the "Moms of Friends"-May 10

One thing I have learned is that good friends have other good friends. This is a series of stories about “friends of my friends”.

The post below is the story for May 10, 2015. 1,534 more words

A Friend Of A Friend

REVIEW: INSIDE THE O'BRIENS, BY LISA GENOVA

Joe O’Brien and his wife Rosie are living the lives they have chosen in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Joe is a police officer, his wife is the keeper of the home and the flame of faith and hope for the family. 238 more words

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