Tag: Katrina

Mardi Gras: The One Where I Can’t Find a Politically Correct Headline

Today is Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday. It’s the traditional eat-all-the-good-stuff-in-the-house Tuesday because Lent starts tomorrow. I have not yet decided what, if anything, I will be giving up for Lent. I’d like it to be the day job but, come Easter Sunday, I’m pretty sure I’d be needing it. I didn’t grow up in …

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‘Til the Storm Passes By

  “I passionately believe in heroes, but I think the world has changed its criteria in determining who it describes as a hero.” English actor, director, and producer, Richard Attenborough, was born on this day in 1923 (died 2014). I think what Attenborough was saying was maybe we shouldn’t look to Hollywood for heroes. We’ve …

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