Tag Archives: Tradition

You Betcha Dupa We Got Pączkis!

Once again it’s Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday). I wanted to make sure my brother had some pączkis even though he’s in the hospital. I drove over to National Bakery and had to park way down the hill on the next … Continue reading

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Marriage

Marriage Defined To simply define marriage is like giving away the punchline before telling the joke. It’s just not funny. There are certain concepts, terms and ideas that the reader must first fully comprehend before reaching an understanding of the … Continue reading

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The Anvil

Some time in the late ’50’s or early ’60’s a local blacksmith closed shop and retired. My father bought up his forge and anvil along with a few rough-and-ready tools – hammers and tongs, chisels and even some horseshoes as … Continue reading

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The Husband

Architects and engineers share a common expression when things fall apart or blow up in their faces: it’s “back to the drawing board” – in order to start from scratch. (‘scratch’ meaning ‘nothing’) We can also “revisit the question.“ A … Continue reading

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Black Santa

  This Dee Sinclair is a good-looking Santa with an admirable beard. I do not know why the media would make this an issue except to cause division. The only objection I have is to label this Santa as black. … Continue reading

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