Buffalo meat, fallen leaves, and forgiveness.
This is a guest post by Casey Sharp. "Please, no explanations inside the Church," reads the poorly worded sign outside of the Basilica of Agony in Jerusalem. Located at the possible site of the Garden of Gethsemane and Christ’s final agonizing meditation before he submitted himself to die- the … [Read More...]
I am not Charlie because, even though millions of supporters have taken to the blogosphere (and, occasionally, to the streets) and've begun using the catchphrase Je suis Charlie/I am Charlie to express their solidarity with the victims of the shooting that took place at the offices of Charlie Hebdo … [Read More...]
Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Karen who met a little girl named Anne. Both of us were eleven years old, or somewhere thereabouts. I lived in the United States in the late twentieth century, while Anne lived almost a century earlier, in Canada, in a village called Avonlea, in a … [Read More...]
As the City of Philadelphia readies itself for the World Meeting of Families and the visit of Pope Francis in September 2015, I thought I'd tell you about some of the fun things I like to do in this city. While I'm not a native Philadelphian, I've lived in the suburbs for more than a decade and have … [Read More...]
Going We flew Air France. It was my first time on that carrier. On the flight to Rome via Paris everything seemed better than on any other airline I'd ever flown on. Before serving dinner, the attendants gave us a menu written in French in one side and English on the other. The food seemed far … [Read More...]