The ghost of Thanksgiving past

This Thanksgiving Day, I was reminded of how we have celebrated previous Thanksgiving Days with our family. And by our family, I mean the Rodriguez family. That’s my father’s side of the family, which is very, very big. When my Uncle Simon and Aunt Maricela bought their first house, the Rodriguez family began celebrating Thanksgiving … Continue reading The ghost of Thanksgiving past


I actually wrote this on February 12, 2010. I was going through old drafts that I never finished or posted. This is one of them. My son Adam was confirmed today. And I recalled many things past and present about being Roman Catholic. The holy sacrament of Confirmation is usually the fourth sacrament that a … Continue reading Confirmation