Monthly Archives: March 2010

Responses to Last Post

I was touched and fascinated to receive many responses to my last post. I have listed some below.It seems the idea of being  part of an illustrious family or having any edge in life affects many of us. Thanks for sharing your thoughts with me. I so empathize with a great deal that you said […]

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Palm Sunday and Family

Sunday started at four AM when the sprinkler system went off in my fragile house alerting me to the morning. From the small window in my bathroom I could see the palms reflected against the sky prompting me to go out in the garden and take a photo which I have posted here. If I had […]

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too bad a pope can’t resign!

After reading the New York Times cover story this morning about yet another case of abuse gone unpunished due to our current Pope’s decision to overlook the “transgression”, I think Pope’s should resign when found guilty of major misdeeds.  Why Not? Our President’s are forced to. I don’t want to read another story about Benedict’s […]

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Funny how Catholics are afraid of the Pope…

I don’t really understand why Catholics are afraid of the Pope having been raised without much organized religion. My Dad would periodically take us to church and then spend the bulk of the service chewing gum and writing in his notebook. During our Sunday lunch sometimes he would ask one of us what we had […]

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Betrayal: Gay or Straight?

Last Night’s Dinner Party… So last night I had a dinner party with a dozen assorted friends of all ages and opinions. At one point during the dinner I asked if the women at the table would be more upset if their husbands left them for another man or another woman. There was a clear […]

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More on Sexual Abuse by Catholic priests

Today’s New York Times There is another article on the cover of today’s’ New York Times about priests who get away with sexual abuse for years with the assistance of the Catholic Church. “German Priest in Abuse Case is suspended” “Munich- The priest at the center of a German sex-abuse scandal that has embroiled Pope […]

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Catholic Priests

There have been a few recent stories about Catholic priests and molestation of young boys. In most cases the boys suffered through not one but many instances of molestation by a priest and remained silent about this abuse for years. I am sure there are many more men out there who were molested by a […]

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Bullies and How To Treat Them

Bullies and How to treat them I am writing a lie with the above title as I have no idea how to treat bullies. Actually it is one of the things in life I am working on: my reaction time to bullies. I ran into one at my little gym the other day. Let’s call […]

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This is a Moment of a Lifetime- Bigelow in Her Own Words

This is a Moment of a Lifetime- Bigelow in Her Own Words.

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