Tag Archives: Mt. St. Mary’s University

What Are You Reading?

I’m preparing for a mid-week business trip and have selected “The Return of The Prodigal Son,” by Fr. Henri Nouwen to distract me from the annoyances  of flying commercial. The opening paragraph:   There was a man who had two sons. … Continue reading

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Through The Smoke

The old man lit his pipe,     Blowing smoke above and below and in the four directions. Then he blew smoke on himself to be at one with the cosmos And told the boy a story about the first … 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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Little Things Are Important

Below is a link to a recent article by one of my college biology professors. Dr. Bill Meredith was interesting then and is still interesting now. When I read the story, I can still hear his voice, even after the … Continue reading

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My Reminders

Whenever I visit Emmitsburg, I am reminded of what we hear on Ash Wednesday…. “Man thou art dust and unto dust thou shalt return” I also am reminded of what joy and peace is mine here.

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Saturday Evening Wrap Up

A few quick comments….. Thank you to Morguie and CJ for re-blogging my article, “No Excuse And Fewer Options”. They drove a plethora of readers to my blog which resulted in lots of comments and new followers. Thank you both … Continue reading

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