We did it! Lent is a time when RC kids prepare the way of the Lord. I know I started talking about Godspell and JCS earlier, but seriously, who knows Godspell? Sing it with me: Preeepare ye the way of the Lord; Preeepare ye the way. Of. The. Lord! I love that one. It’s the […]
You never know when your actions are going to be a blessing in someone’s life.
Traditionally, on Good Friday, the RC kids hold vigil. We attend mass in the middle of the afternoon. In my world, the family gathers at my parents’ house for Good Friday Fishfest, and we talk about how the bounty of food in front of us doesn’t feel like we’re denying ourselves in accordance with the […]
Sometimes, the words “Please help me” don’t sound quite like that.
When you hear hooves, you think horses, not zebras. So when the Gospel writers set to their work, they saw a traitor, not someone with a mission different than theirs.
A few years ago, the City of Cambridge was replacing sewer pipes on our street. The thing was, though, because it was going to take a while, they couldn’t just dig these big holes and leave them. If they did, it meant that emergency services would be cut off from our houses, and we would […]
There seems to be a bunch of things circulating right now about adjusting expectations. So when my internal GPS is concerned that I should be making a U-turn at the next safe juncture, maybe I shouldn’t just wave it off?
It’s OK to say no. But it’s not OK to put the wheels of something into action, and then say you didn’t have a role in it.
At $dayjob, we have a monthly software release cadence. The first Thursday of every month, we publish our documentation suite, release notes, and help packages. There are gates we need to pass through in order to make everything happen to hit release note drafting, review cycles, docs-done dates so we can get the content localized […]
There’s nothing usual about this for anyone, anywhere. And it’s not a competition.