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About John Schroeder

A spiritual pilgrim...who also happens to be a professional writer...one who enjoys sharing stories of his encounters along the way. Most days, those encounters are occurring in and around my community in Manchester, MO (St. Joseph Parish). For more about my commercial experience, see my Personal Links below. http://www.corpwrite.com/ http://www.linkedin.com/in/corpwrite https://withusstill.wordpress.com/

Today’s find: Better, together

Day 8 of “shelter-in-place”: in which I disassemble a corded hedge trimmer, for parts.

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Today’s find: ‘Yes’

Care to “shelter-in-place”? The answer, of course, is “yes.”

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Today’s find: Marker

I had occasion to spend a little time at the Pool of Siloam the other day.

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Today’s find: ‘Social Distance’

While taking care to maintain our ‘social distance’…and to wash our hands regularly…a few of the “6:30 Mass regulars” have chosen to keep our post-Mass kaffeeklatsch going — even without Mass — in recent days.

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Today’s find: Double-bye

A week ago, I had a really good feeling about my favorite college basketball team – the SLU Billikens.

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Today’s find: Wheels up

A year ago today, I was preparing to bid farewell to Jerusalem and the Holy Land.

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Today’s find: Witty Wetta

I’m not sure exactly what I was expecting when my friend Joe and I rose before dawn today…in order to catch a bite of breakfast with Fr. Augustine Wetta OSB.

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Today’s find: State of bean

I landed a gig as sous-chef for the first of our parish Fish Frys the other day.

“Sous-chef”: I guess that’s what you’d call it. Our master bean-maker wisely did not trust this rookie with wielding the industrial can opener. But he did permit me to drain the humongous cans of green beans, once opened.

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Today’s find: See-shore

Part of my ritual in tending to this blog is to change the “header” with each new liturgical season – so that the image atop the homepage of With Us Still…evokes (at least in my mind) the spirit of the season.

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Today’s find: Look who’s teaching

For the past several days, I’ve been staring down a class attendance sheet…and a stack of homework papers awaiting review.

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