It was the night before christmas

Do you remember that you felt like an adult, they gave you the responsibility of an adult, they allowed you to do your parents’ special project for the first time? I had one of those experiences and it was a wonderful feeling to be treated like an adult. I was a serious kid and tried to do my best at […]

The Dream Act – Immigration Law Reform in 2010?

One of the many changes President Obama has promised the United States is immigration reform. Many ideas have been discussed. One of them is the DREAM Act, sponsored by Senator Lugar of Indiana and Senator Durbin of Illinois, among others. The basic idea is to allow certain illegal immigrants who were brought here by their parents at a young age […]

How to Start a Home Photography Business in North Carolina

After years of dedicating myself to photography as an avid amateur photographer, I finally decided to take the plunge and become a professional. I already owned all the necessary camera bodies, lenses, flashes, and other assorted equipment, and having my own business meant that future photo purchases would be tax deductible. A smart move, right? The short answer, for me […]

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Plans to Curb Big Business and CEOs

Senator Warren plans to stifle the influence of big business and various CEOs. The senator is not a fan of Wall Street or corporations, especially large firms and their CEOs. Many people agree with her. They see multiple CEOs collect massive bonuses even when their decisions hurt consumers and other stakeholders. To fix these problems, Senator Warren introduced bills in […]

Video games: the perfect escape?

Why oh why did you say yes to that last shandy? The kebab seemed like a good idea, but your mouth now resembles the inner lining of Phil Jupiter’s underwear. And to top it all, you are trapped in a lava filled dungeon and a bitch has kidnapped your princess. Where did your life go so horribly wrong? I have […]

Quarantine anxiety

Staying home, reading, watching TV, and doing whatever you wanted sounded great when we were kids. No school, relax, be waiting and noodle soup. What a life … for about three days. After the third day, you got bored and irritated. Everyone was playing outside after school, and we were stuck in the house. It was a relief to go […]

Write an owner’s manual for yourself

My days go so much better when I find time to jog. Not that it covers many miles. And I don’t run fast. Also, I don’t think this activity is getting me in good shape, by itself. But I have a more optimistic outlook on life when I run. That is good enough for me. The same applies to preparing […]

Scripture and moral theology

A young Catholic growing up in the years preceding Vatican II would find it very curious to discover that the teaching of the scriptures is the “Soul of all theology” (Richard Gula’s Dei Verbum, p. 165, REASON INFORMED BY FAITH). My experience as a student in a Catholic elementary school during the years before Vatican II is that there was […]

Canterbury School – Academic Excellence in Fort Myers

Canterbury School is an independent coeducational private day school in Fort Myers, Florida that claims the distinction of sending 100 percent of its graduates to colleges or universities. With such high academic statistics, it is not surprising that Canterbury students are regularly admitted to select universities across the country, including Carnegie Mellon, Duke, Harvard, New York, Princeton, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest, […]

Five common motives for murder

Murder is a juicy topic in modern society and I want to touch on five common motives for murder. Just the right kind of event for men to tighten their sleeves, women to gasp in shock, and children to cover their faces in horror. Murder is a vile and strange fact that has accompanied us throughout the history of mankind. […]