Press box at Comerica Park in Detroit, home of the Tigers The great Flannery O'Connor was quoted regarding writing: "I'm a full-time believer in writing habits...You may be able to do without them if you have genius, but most of us only have talent and this is simply something that has to be assisted all … Continue reading Writers write
Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the holy Christian season covering approximately six weeks until Easter.During the Lenten season, Christians traditionally prepare for Easter through a process of increased prayer, penance, and sacrifice.Of course, we are all supposed to be praying regularly, asking repentance and making atonement for our sins, and finding ways to … Continue reading Lenten sacrifice
As I write this, the sun is glistening off the snow pack that has covered my street for the better part of the past six weeks. Temps are forecast to keep rising and, mercifully, the snow should be gone by the weekend.But for weeks now, Philadelphia and surrounding areas have had to deal with mountains … Continue reading No savesies?
2014 MPO set to begin at Philly Police training bureau