Category Archives: religion

Members Only

We spend the Christmas holiday with my immediate family every year. I took the kids to Christmas Eve mass at my parents’ parish this year. En route, my son asked, “Are we members there?” I told him no, his grandparents … Continue reading

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Are You There God? It’s Me…

I went to church today. I know, normal people wouldn’t make that kind of proclamation, well, at all. Because it’s part of many people’s lives. I am, however, a wretched soul who has always been ambivalent about spirituality, faith, and … Continue reading

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All We Need

“Faith, Family and Friends. That’s all you need in life. No wait, Love and Kindness too. That’s all you need in life,” declared my 7-year-old daughter. “What?!” I ask. We were out shopping for a frame to display her school … Continue reading

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Be Still, Part Deux

We just spent the day hunting for fossils. There are a few beaches along the Chesapeake Bay where fossilized shark teeth are in abundance. Beach + Fossils = Kids in Heaven. The kids were super-excited. I was looking forward to … Continue reading

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