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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Bye NuChurch…

Sorry to say, it wasn’t niceĀ  knowing you. Not at all. I realize things have been pretty Norcia-y around here, and not really very much about the incredible melt-down we’re now all watching in fascinated horror, of Francis-Church. Believe me, I’m paying attention. Here’s my

Bad news and good news

I got an email from my realtor in Norcia who says my house has been declared “inagibile” by the civil engineers. There’s structural damage that wasn’t immediately evident when I was running about throwing the kitties in their carry-box. This means it’s going to be

Last days

Just some pics. The garden, wildflowers, a hike I took up Monte Patino with some friends days before the quakes started in August, and Norcia’s lastĀ  morning. Last days of the Peaceable Kingdom

We did it!!

The other day I posted a note from a friend in Norcia who runs a business that gives internet and other kinds of computer-related services to most of the town. His shop was in the centro right next to the Basilica and he has been

What is human life actually for?

Years ago I had a book about “modern saints” that included a biography of this man and a series of photos from all the different stages of his interesting life. I became quite keen on him as a saint and role model. The series of