Highlights of 2016

—Went to a few Fordham basketball games —Spent a weekend snowed in after a blizzard —Started writing weekly Frassati reflections —Went on two ski trips —Got to see several books I’ve edited come out in print —Hosted a St. Patrick’s Day/March Madness party —Watched Notre Dame win a first-round March Madness game in Brooklyn and celebrated a national … More Highlights of 2016

7 Quick Takes: Les Mis, Harry Potter, and Beating the Heat Wave

Linking up with Kelly. —1— I went to see Les Misérables on Broadway two weeks ago (before it closes soon); it’s one of my favorite musicals. I first saw it in London in 2009, and then I saw it here in New York last year. It was just as impressive as always! I wrote a piece about … More 7 Quick Takes: Les Mis, Harry Potter, and Beating the Heat Wave

7 Quick Takes: Ham4Ham, Sunsets, and Life in NYC

Linking up with Kelly. —1— I’ve gone to a few shows/concerts over the past few weeks, beginning with a ballet performance of The Golden Cockerel put on by the American Ballet Theatre. I’d never been to the ballet in New York before so I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect, but it was very entertaining! … More 7 Quick Takes: Ham4Ham, Sunsets, and Life in NYC

Over at Ignitum Today: Among the Huddled Masses

Here is what it’s like to live in New York City: Every day I walk a maze of sidewalks and dodge a never-ending stream of people, cars, bicycles, scooters, dogs, strollers, and pigeons. I navigate subway transfers with efficiency and precision, knowing the exact spot to stand on each platform to minimize my time in … More Over at Ignitum Today: Among the Huddled Masses

7 Quick Takes: A Pilgrimage and New Discoveries

Linking up with Kelly. —1— On Saturday, I walked the Pilgrimage of New York, a fourteen-mile walk from the Mother Cabrini Shrine (near the Cloisters) to the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Shrine (near the Staten Island Ferry). We started at 9:00am and arrived at our destination for 6:00pm Mass. We lucked out and had beautiful … More 7 Quick Takes: A Pilgrimage and New Discoveries