Archive for October 2015

Even an unexpected journey cannot detour a purpose-driven life

Unabridged from my Bonus Years column in the Lifestyle section of The Sunday Capital, Annapolis, Maryland Long-time friend, Andy Borland, the esteemed former athletic director of Severna Park High School, called one day, “You must talk to Brenda Schoener!  She’s an amazing woman who has done so much for our community – and a wonderful…

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Even an unexpected journey cannot detour a purpose-driven life

Unabridged from my Bonus Years column in the Lifestyle section of The Sunday Capital, Annapolis, Maryland Long-time friend, Andy Borland, the esteemed former athletic director of Severna Park High School, called one day, “You must talk to Brenda Schoener!  She’s an amazing woman who has done so much for our community – and a wonderful…

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Even an unexpected journey cannot detour a purpose-driven life

Unabridged from my Bonus Years column in the Lifestyle section of The Sunday Capital, Annapolis, Maryland Long-time friend, Andy Borland, the esteemed former athletic director of Severna Park High School, called one day, “You must talk to Brenda Schoener!  She’s an amazing woman who has done so much for our community – and a wonderful…

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Helping the elderly with in-home care is a family affair

Unabridged from my Bonus Years column in the Lifestyle section of The Sunday Capital, Annapolis, Maryland Last week I was driving west over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge – returning home after an afternoon’s conversation with three members of the Christensen family, the owners of the Visiting Angels in-home, elder-care franchise in Easton, Maryland.  Along the way, I was…

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Elderly popes selected by elderly clerics talk wisely about aging

Unabridged from my Bonus Years column in the Lifestyle section of The Sunday Capital, Annapolis, Maryland Pope Francis energized the nation last week with his six-day whirlwind visit to Washington, New York and Philadelphia. The 78-year old pontiff started early in the morning and ended late in the evening.  He gave 20 speeches officiated at several masses, visited…

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