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Song Lyric Sunday: Brother/Sister - 'Sisters Of Mercy'

‘Siblings’ is the theme for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday, set by Helen at This Thing Called Life One Word At A Time. This song isn’t about actual sisters but it still fits the brief – as well as transporting me straight back to my 1970 university bedsit. 236 more words


Hat In Hand

Over this year of service, I have been overwhelmed by the amount of support I have received both inside and outside of my service site. I appreciate that so many of you take the time to read my posts and keep up with the going’s on in my life. 178 more words


Managing Work

In less than week, I will give a paper at the Newberry Library.  This paper in question is not ready.  I know it will be, but it is not now.  488 more words

On The Saint Elizabeth's Fire

There’s a tiny cemetery in the yard of the hospital where I was born. A statue of Mary watches over sixteen plain stone crosses. Mary gazes down, palms outward. 371 more words


My Top 10 Live Bands - 5

Depeche Mode

Every once in a while, an avid music fan is lucky enough to catch a band at the very peak of their pomp. While it’s great to find exciting up-and-coming acts and somehow more real to see performers once the media machine has discarded them, sometimes we hit that sweet spot. 504 more words



When I graduated from Hempfield Area High School, I thought for sure that I was done with standardized testing. Well, the past few weeks have proved me wrong. 399 more words


Mary and The Ram -  The Cross (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

No matter what anyone tells you about current musical fashions, what the zeitgeist might happen to be blowing in from cooler taste making circles, what the papers say is the next big thing or any of that sort of rhetoric, one thing never changes. 192 more words