To Do

575. Attend the Blessing of the Animals at New York City’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Updated November 23, 2009 The Cathedral of St. John the Divine hold their Blessing of the Animals ceremony on St. Francis Day. St. Francis has special meaning for me, because he was my Catholic Grandmother’s favorite saint. I think she related to him because they both loved birds. She had numerous statues of St. Francis […]

269. Rethink the seven deadly sins

Completed December 1, 2009 I once wrote a clever little tongue-in-cheek travel article about Las Vegas demonstrating how two friends and I managed to break all seven deadly sins in less than 24 hours – and without doing anything particularly wild or crazy. Greed, gluttony, lust, wrath, envy, sloth, and pride. Who among us isn’t […]

230. Read the Bible and the Koran

I’m studying different religions and finding the similarities more striking than the differences.