Category Archives: pictures

Seven of my favorite saints

Happy Solemnity of All Saints! In honor of the day, I offer you seven of my most dear saints. — 1 — Philomena I hope it’s not bad luck to begin this post with a saint who probably didn’t exist. … Continue reading

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St Mary of the Expressive Religious Art

A few nights ago I was introduced to an elderly woman who is writing the history of her parish, Santa Maria Maggiore in Assisi. I feel bad for some of the “other” churches in Assisi. In the shadow of the … Continue reading

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7 quick takes, volume 9

— 1 — Today was the deadline by which I had to order prints from the photo service I use before they deleted all of them. This happens every year, and since I don’t want to lose my archive I … Continue reading

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I say that nothing frightens me: How Boston Opera Collaborative changed my life

I’m writing this post today because of an upcoming event for a group dear to my heart. Fun fact: I used to be president of an opera company. But we’ll get to that. When I finished my Master of Music … Continue reading

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The Freckle behind my Iris

My visits to the eye doctor usually go like this: fill out papers. get yelled at for not throwing out contacts more often. hear the doctor marvel that the frames on my glasses are 11 years old. keep same prescription. … Continue reading

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Being Beautiful

I finally bit the bullet this week and scheduled a time for new headshots, replacing the very old and out of date ones I’ve been using for longer than I care to mention. A friend who is a great photographer … Continue reading

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Where I am, What I miss

I haven’t posted much this week, mostly because I hate writing those “today I got up. Then I walked to the window. Then I ate a sandwich” play-by-play posts. We have been working so hard here and been so busy … Continue reading

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The will for adventure

Once upon a time there was a woman who loved to stay home. She knew that she should love adventure and sometimes she truly did, but most of the time she wanted access to the familiar, to sleep in her … Continue reading

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All you holy men and women, pray for us.

Last weekend I sang the ordination of two new priests. Having only sung one ordination prior (7 years ago), if you had asked me about the rite, the only thing I would have remembered was that it includes a litany … Continue reading

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What We Capture

In the room that we’ve always called the Great Room (due to it’s unclear function in my parents’ house rather than it’s natural superiority to other rooms) there are some unobtrusive cabinets hiding a large collection of photo albums. Although … Continue reading

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