Showing posts from April, 2008


The weather here in town has been trying to usher in spring. Last week, there was a good day, Wednesday, I took the day off to get the windows tinted on the Subaru. (Don't laugh, it has a turbo). LA Tint, in Manassas is not only convenient, it has a good price. IHOP is right across the street. (That is why I consider it Convenient.) So I drop off the car and get some breakfast. They are having their stuffed French Toast special again. WOW, is this stuff good.

The Pope comes to town

So the Pope was in town, had a huge Mass at the baseball stadium, and goofed up traffic. Here is a picture from that day.

Exciting Days

Well, not really, but the Pope was in town. You may have seen him on the news. Or like me, a radio news listener, heard about his historic visit to the Capital of these United States of America. Well, overall I think it was a good visit. Although I am a Baptist, and I don't agree with his elevated status, he and the Catholic Church share a lot of my beliefs. Many of the people around here are asking, "Why has it been so long?" Well, here is a hint. Our news media, these are professional journalists I am talking about, have referred to the Pope's limo as the "Pope-mobile" in just about every news cast I have seen. Talk about a lack of respect. We don't refer to other world leaders' vehicles as the Minister-mobile, King-mobile. So why do we do it for him? The Pope held Mass today in the Nationals Stadium here in town. All the Nationals baseball fans are hoping he spreads a little blessing on the ball club, because it can only win games when…

Update for my readers

I have planned several updates. And another will follow after this
one. I am still alive and doing well. I hope both of you are the
same. Come back tomorrow for more.Sent from my iPhone