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A Roadmap to Happiness

Saturday, January 14th, 2017
In last week’s article, I wrote about how most people sacrifice their own happiness because they fear being talked about and criticized by others. They avoid doing things that they want to do because they’re too concerned about their image. I ended the article by stating, “If you really want to experience happiness… Read More

Make The Catholic Church Great Again!

Saturday, July 16th, 2016
Let's_Make_America_Great_Again_buttonAs you know, the slogan that Donald Trump selected last year for his presidential campaign is “Make America Great Again!” According to Wikipedia, that particular slogan was originally created in 1979, “during a time in which the United States was suffering from… Read More

The Departure of a Hero

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016
HeroOn a Thursday evening during the summer of 1971, my dad and I went to Limestone Community High School in Bartonville, Illinois, to register me for the upcoming school year. I had graduated from St. Mark’s Catholic School in May, which was the end of what I considered an eight-year prison term. I got off to a bad start at St. Mark’s. My first-grade teacher… Read More

Coping With the Death of a Loved One

Saturday, February 20th, 2016
Moments TogetherWith the recent death of my father-in-law, I’ve had to fall back on some of the coping skills that I learned and developed when I was younger. I’ve written before about the death of my 13-month-old sister, Kathryn Mary. When she died, I was 15 years old. I’ve also written about the sudden death of my cousin, Tommy LaHood, who died… Read More

A Lovely Night With Cinderella

Saturday, December 5th, 2015
Last month, Peoria Players Theater put on the musical production of Cinderella.  While the music in the play was from the original musical version of Cinderella, the script was adapted from the 1997 teleplay that featured pop stars Brandy and Whitney Houston.  My daughter Mary Rose played the part of Cinderella in the Peoria Players production.  My initial plan was to attend two… Read More