You'd think that I'd learn by now that what seems like an easy idea for a Leaven column rarely turns out that way. Take Mother’s Day, for example.
Some images just stick in your mind.
A funny thing happened on the way to the cemetery. . .
"Help!" That's one word guaranteed to get someone's attention.
Picture the Pearly Gates, guarded by an attentive St. Peter. Standing just outside those gates are yours truly and Bill Self, head basketball coach at the University of Kansas.
Did you know that Christmas will be celebrated "late" this year?
Could it be that I'm turning into a real softie?
Break out those party hats and noise-makers! Finalize those resolutions! Tune up those voices and get ready to belt out that traditional favorite, “Auld Lang Syne”! Yes, it’s that time once again!
Sometimes things just don’t turn out as you expect.
I suppose that I should give the archdiocesan attorney a call before trying this, but it sure sounds like a great idea to me.