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Publication Promised

If you are at all familiar with Catholic saints, their veneration and iconography, you know that St. Jude is the patron saint of lost causes.  Under the influence, in part, of the Dominicans, devotion to St. Jude spread to the … Continue reading

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The quest to speak French is on! I’m at “level 5” in my Duolingo lessons, translating fascinating sentences like “The boy is rich,” and “He has a small shark.”  Benny Lewis, young polyglot extraordinaire I mentioned on Monday’s blog post, … Continue reading

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The Johnny Cash Approach

I wonder what made 2004 “The Year of the Last Will and Testament” for me. I met with a lawyer and made a will. It seemed prudent; I owned a home. A will can be easily created using a form … Continue reading

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