Tag Archives: Mt. St. Mary’s College

A Series Of Firsts

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first American born saint cannonized by the Catholic Church was born on this date in 1774. Establishing the first Catholic school for girls in the nation, at Emmitsburg, MD,  Mother Seton then went on to be … Continue reading

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40 Years Ago, He Was 25

Dan Fogelberg would have turned 65 today had he not died in 2007 of prostate cancer. I always try to remember to honor Dan on his birthday and anniversary of his death. I also  think of my ol’ buddy, Bernie … Continue reading

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List #2: Live Recordings

The second installment of my favorite music. “Just one man’s opinion, but a good man’s at that”.  (Any “Mounties”  remember who said that?) Tonight I was was supposed to be practicing three new songs for an event we are playing … Continue reading

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Poetry Lesson

Dr. Bill Heath, former Associate Professor of English, came to Mt. St. Mary’s after I had graduated and we have never met.     Below is his roadmap for learning to appreciate poetry. Couldn’t we apply this idea to just … Continue reading

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The Sky Was Purple

Categorize as “Rambling Memories” Back during 1978-1982,   while away at Mt. St. Mary’s University,  when it was still a “college,”  a habit was started that has spanned over thirty-five years. The lead in story:  One of my buddies there … Continue reading

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To The Highway.

Leaving in a few hours for another 750 mile road-trip “home”. Stopping for lunch in Roanoake, VA with business buddy (hopefully) and then spending the night at “The Mount” for a mini-retreat, including dinner with two seminarian friends  at The … Continue reading

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Did You Show Him My Card?

It was the summer of 1978…the end of the summer.  A few days earlier, I had been deposited three and a half hours away from home at Mt. St. Mary’s College (now University). It was the first weekend away from … Continue reading

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