Today’s find: Mirepoix

Dad’s been gone for nearly 39 years now – about 60% of my life’s span. And yet, our kitchen was filled this weekend with the savory aroma of his presence.

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Today’s find: Tracks

I make the same trek almost every weekday, but this morning, I noticed that my journey left a distinct set of tracks.

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Today’s find: Yo, bro

These days, it’s become a rarer thing to have two grandsons in the house at the same time.

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Today’s find: Miller’s sink

When you live in a certain place for upwards of 30 years, you’re inclined to claim ownership of the spot. But in truth, we’re really more like squatters, aren’t we?

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Today’s find: Not so Ordinary

One of the perks of going to daily Mass is that you encounter liturgical quirks from time to time.

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Today’s find: $30 hole

There are times when my dark heart is filled with an intense envy. Times…like the recent weekday afternoon, when a purportedly “easy” home improvement project descended into a tar-pit of personal incompetence.

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Today’s find: Sacred spritz

In the moment, it seemed like the tiniest of graces – a blessing we did not even realize we desired.

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Today’s find: Innocents

If there’s an upside to a diminished sense of hearing, I suppose it’s this: One is able to tune out peripheral babble…and focus more intently on the profound.

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Today’s find: Winter’s light

Ever notice?

This time of year, the stars seem especially bright.

It’s almost as if the sky is clearer…and the heavens are closer to earth than they are in the summertime.

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Today’s find: Towering

We waited in silence ten years or more for the bell to ring. Then in the pre-dawn darkness of a late-Advent morning it tolled, at a notably non-liturgical hour.

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