Category Archives: On the road

My View For Awhile: Close Call Edition

As usual, my flight is delayed.  It happens a lot at this airport.  I’ll have to dash for my connection.  Sigh. UPDATE I made it with about 5 minutes to spare.  I hope I’ll have a seat open by me. … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Chicago Edition

This morning took me to the Chicago Art Institute. I was especially keep to see some Impressionists, but I started in chronological order in European paintings. This is interesting. Here is something by Matteo di Giovanni (+1495), part of a … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Jiggity Jig

And off I go again. It was a great trip. I met lots of old friends and met a few new ones. The Pontifical Mass was great. The exhibit on Mary fine. The National Gallery edifying. The Army and Navy … Continue reading

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WASH DC – DAY 2: Tickle the Lord Edition

I am at the National Gallery for Women in the Arts for an exhibit of images of Mary. UPDATE: I read that on 2 March the group Anonymous 4 is to give a concert at the NGWA.  Wow! I must … Continue reading

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WASH DC – DAY 1: March and Pontifical Mass

It was a beautiful day in the nations capital. It couldn’t have been better for the March. After the March today we had a wonderful Pontifical Mass at the faldstool with Bp. Paprocki. I don’t have photos yet, but I … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Yeah… I know….

I know, I know. If it weren’t for the fact that the great people at Paulus institute organized the Pontifical Mass tomorrow (I’m on the crew), and if it weren’t such a good cause, I’d be back at the Steam … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Jiggity-Jig Edition

I am at Heathrow as I write. I went from my front door to the lounge in just under an hour using a combination of Uber, Heathrow Express and fast track security. There are a few perks… few… of being … Continue reading

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LONDON DAY 5: Pain and… we’ll see!

I mentioned pain yesterday.  One of the manifestations of the crud I picked up, has been an ear infection.   It has been pretty uncomfortable for days, but, last night, I couldn’t stand it anymore.  By the time I was … Continue reading

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LONDON DAY 4: prints and pain

I’m having trouble with an ear infection that I just can’t shake. Today is pretty blustery, so the cold air is… bracing. At the National Gallery I got a good quality print of a painting by Murillo which I have … Continue reading

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LONDON DAY 4: pies and paintings

Lunch was a simple steak and ale pie, with chips. When done properly, they are quite satisfying. I went to the Lamb and Flag for this one. Who could ever tire of the National Gallery?   A painting by Salvator … Continue reading

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