Today’s Clergy: An Observation

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Soap box
Yup, this post is going to be one of those religious ones, and in the wake of the Pope’s recent (last week) encyclical, it was just a thought I reckoned I had to share (Don’t I always?). More

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That New Car Redolence

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New Car

Who doesn’t get hooked on that new car smell? And who doesn’t just suck it in when they crawl into a new car – whether it’s their own or someone else’s. And on the few times I’d actually purchased or leased a new car, I’d downright suck the oxygen right out of the air every time I got in it. It’s intoxicating!

Until it finally fades away… (did I really just suck it all up like a vaccuum?) More

The Fresh Meat Conundrum

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Bad Beef

I remember a time when street corner grocery stores existed. These were those awesome “mom and pop” places that were run by generations of a family. It was a small store stuffed with items on shelves down two aisles, and it was the place where you would do the majority of your weekly grocery shopping. The one I remember growing up with was just about a block away, and was run by our next-door neighbours: Calmareski’s. We were so close to them, they were like family to us (later, they literally became family when their youngest daughter married my mother’s cousin’s son).

(I’ll wait till you wrap your brain around that…)

But I digress. More