Until I married Suzy and became an Episcopalian ( A good story by itself) , I didn’t know there was a religious holiday dedicated to pancakes. Not really, but if you love pancakes as much as I do, Shrove Tuesday offers a great excuse to eat. Perhaps, that’s why another name for today is Fat…

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That’s right Shrove Tuesday is tomorrow so you better get the pancake batter ready and if you are giving up some food group like chocolate or oatmeal cookies, it is better to have your last bite, forty days is a long time even if you celebrate Feast days. This year I’m down to the wire…

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A good friend and I were exchanging emails about the economy when he told me that Truman had said, “when all the liberals are in one party and all the conservatives in the other, the legislative branch would cease to function.” ┬áNow, no this blog won’t be about politics, but Bill’s email got me thinking…

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Ash Wednesday is almost here — February 17, 2021. Last year we had no idea what was about to hit us. Let me suggest that we spend a little time before next Wednesday thinking about Lent and our program of sacrifice, study, service, and prayer/meditation. This Lent will be unlike any other. Churches are still…

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I had my annual eye exam yesterday. Of course, with the nurse, the doctor, and the receptionist what did we talk about — COVID. But the subject has turned somewhat. Everyone asked, “What are you going to do when your vaccine is totally effective, are you going to get away?” The thought of escape from…

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