Monthly Archives: January 2014

Jan 14 find your voice

Tuesday January 14  Tagore # 2 A university has a constant identity.  Here, people listen, take each other seriously.  Teachers listen to students.   When I taught full time, some students told me one day that I was most scary … Continue reading

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Jan 13 – ordinary time

Monday, January 13  — Ordinary Time At Lansing Reilly we took down 3 Christmas trees and two creches yesterday.  The house looks leaner after two-plus weeks of the Christmas season. The Christian calendar calls today the first day of the first … Continue reading

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Jan 9 – a song for summer

Thursday  January 9 I know it’s off season to post a lovely song from the depths of summer, but it’s not perverse to make the point that these winter days will not last forever.   Besides, there’s lots to be … Continue reading

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Jan 8 — The Three Kings and refugees

Wednesday  January 8 If you see poinsettias here and there it might mean that someone has not cleaned up after Christmas yet.  Or it might mean that someone celebrates the Christmas season in following traditional Christian practice –  Begins with … Continue reading

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Jan 7 Polar vortex and beach fantasy

Tuesday, January 7 “A whirlpool of frigid, dense air known as a polar vortex descended Monday into Michigan, pummeling metro Detroit with a dangerous cold that shut down universities, forced a delay in the Detroit bankruptcy case, and closed restaurants, … Continue reading

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