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Cribs: The Vatican City

I’m finally in Rome! The Lizzie McGuire movie didn’t lie- it is actually this pretty. God is pretty good, and I’m staying with my new friend LaurieAnne. 672 more words

Hitting The Rails

Traveling the Sistine Road (of Promise...)

Rehearsals have been underway for Kurt Weill and Franz Werfel’s The Road of Promise for several weeks now.  I can report that the Chorale is in fine voice and really enjoying working with this fascinating piece.   458 more words


Artists Gone Wild: Controversies in Commissioned Artwork | WafflesatNoon.com

Here is another article I wrote for the ezine Waffles at Noon.  Renowned painter Nelson Shanks’s recent admissions about his portrait of former President Clinton should serve to garner the attention he must be seeking, as well as make patrons think twice before offering him another serious commission.   11 more words

Original Writing

Papal aide organizes Sistine Chapel tour for homeless

By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY — The papal almoner, an archbishop who distributes charitable aid from Pope Francis, planned a special afternoon for about 150 homeless people: a walk through the Vatican Gardens, a visit to the Vatican Museums, private time in the Sistine Chapel and dinner in the museums’ cafeteria. 217 more words

National/World News

It is a matter of believing.

It is a matter of believing.

March 25, 2015

We are back from our trip and I am back at University of Chicago hospital for tests: CT scan, blood test, and EKG.   374 more words


When in Rome…

Our guest blogger, McKenzie, is back as her adventures around Europe take her to Rome!

Sojourn#5 was a trip with my TCU study abroad program to Rome. 571 more words