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Safa was selected to announce one of the songs, “Angels We Have Heard on High,” that they sang at the Christmas Vigil Mass: I hope that brought Christmas cheer to the Grandmothers.
Merry Christmas! It seems appropriate that on this Christmas Day Goyablog greets you with a video snippet from the kids (Safa, Henry, and Philip) singing “Today Our Savior Is Born!” in the children’s choir during the Christmas Vigil Mass at the Cathedral of the Incarnation: The grandmothers out there would no doubt enjoy the other [...]
Mary Magdalene in Pointsettias This afternoon I helped lay pointsettias on the altar of our church, The Cathedral of the Incarnation in Nashville. It provided a good photo op afterwards. The kids (Safa, Henry, and Philip) are singing in the children’s choir at the Christmas Vigil Mass this evening. We gotta get them to the [...]
Last night I got an email from my good friend Alan informing me that his father has passed away after three years battling a degenerative brain disease. He was only 69, the same age my father would have been by now (both were born in 1938). The odd thing was that I got the email [...]
Safa has been doing “Girls on the Run” this semester at her school. Twice a week she and about a dozen girls run and learn about staying healthy. There’s also a “building self esteem” component in all this. In any case, the local chapter of this nation-wide program was featured in the local paper this [...]
Forget slick Apple design — I want a steampunk laptop. I was recently sent a link by an ex-student (thanks Alex!) pointing me to the most fabulous mod of a laptop yet to grace this planet. “Datamancer” (a guy named Rich Nagy), who is into “retrofuturist technical art” (i.e., steampunk) and whose website boasts “Prestidigital [...]