Pretzels For Breakfast

We had pretzels this morning before Palm Sunday Mass at the Co-Cathedral of The Sacred Heart [pictured]. Possibly unknown to much of the population, pretzels have deep-rooted religious symbolism. [Food & Wine Magazine] The pretzel's origins date back at least over 1500 years. While the New York Times reported that a fifth-century illuminated manuscript in … Continue reading Pretzels For Breakfast

Damages [Spring 2019]

Title: DAMAGES Avoiding pain is natural. In fact that's why it's there. Pain is a signal to the brain letting us know that something is wrong. Through our efforts to avoid the uncomfortable we protect ourselves, our hearts, and sometimes our lives. It's in this way that most people understand and cope with pain. Whether … Continue reading Damages [Spring 2019]

Universe University, Not One Tear

To Myself, When I woke up this morning and made the discovery, nothing, not one tear. It happened just as I had expected, and all of the signs had warned me of. The knowing and the seeing can at times still seem like a curse instead of a necessary discerning qualifier. It's not that I … Continue reading Universe University, Not One Tear