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My Favorite Type of Bread

  The bread of my hometown Most everyone has their own favorite version of bread. I remember loving the fresh-baked loaves from the ovens of DiCamillo Bakery in Niagara Falls, NY when I was a kid. Moving to the South, we never were able … Continue reading

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On the Recent Walk over Niagara Falls: What Being a Hero is all About

Fascination with the Wallenda high wire walk I’m not sure why I am fascinated with the recent high wire walk by Nik Wallenda. For some reason, the whole event has been quite mesmerizing for me. The image of Wallenda balancing himself against the … Continue reading

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I Remember Niagara

Reading about the history of Niagara Falls, NY tends to make me feel a bit home sick.  I’ve lived in a lot of places in my life but for some reason my heart maintains an attachment to the place where … Continue reading

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A Little Family History after 100 Years

All of the talk about sunken ships recently caught my attention. I discovered that April 2012 will be the 100 year anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.  Something peculiar about the date caught my attention when I realized that not only … Continue reading

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Saying it Like it is

“He raises the needy from the dust; from the dung heap He lifts up the poor” (Responsorial Psalm from 1 Sam. 2:8, USCCB daily readings) This doesn’t seem to be a very elegant description right before Christmas.  Yet it is a … Continue reading

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