“How Now, Brown Cow? “ Those few words, “How now, brown cow?” is what we might call a lighthearted way of asking, “What’s up, Doc?” or “What’s next?” Dictionaries tell us that the expression has its origin in the teaching of the English language and that teachers have used it to teach students how to…

As Time Goes By Those of you who are into British sitcom will recognize the title of this article as the name of a popular BBC sitcom which aired from 1992 to 2005 and its reruns are still viewed on Public Television channels. It follows the relationship between two old time friends who have reunited…

To Bee Or Not To Bee I had just finished sharing the gospel of the day when I felt this thing on my left hand and figured it was just a pesky fly. So I swatted it with my right hand only to feel a sharp sting and then realized that I had been victimized…

In The Big Inning You are probably aware already that in the beginning of the game the Houston Astros dominated and led by two runs, but in the big inning (seventh) the Washington Nationals scored three runs and went on to win the seventh and deciding game of this year’s World Series. I am telling…

‘Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay’ “Sitting in the mornin’ sun, I’ll be sittin’ when the evenin’ comes, watching the ships roll in and then I watch ‘em roll away again. I’m sittin’ on the dock of the bay watching the tide roll away.” As I write these lines, these lyrics composed and sung…

Last Of The Summer Wine He is short and scrubby. She is tall and rock jawed. He lives on the first floor, while she lives on the second level right above him. For some unexplained reason she is his heart throb, while he is her most constant nuisance. For him love is blind, so it…

Sunset In The Park It has been sixty summers since I played Gaelic football with my school mates and others in our local ball field as the sun sank in the western sky. It has been somewhat less than that since we played in that field by the light of the summer moon. Yes, my…

Requies Cat In Pace I first met him at the post office in the summer of 2012 when I first arrived in Kalaupapa. I believe he felt that he had been called to be the official greeter for the post office and the administration office. He was large and strong, yet very gentle and friendly…

Salute To A Hero Hero! We all have heroes. Well at least some of us do. So it is no surprise that in his most recent reflection one of our Sacred Hearts men in California, Fr. John Roche, told how from his youthful days onward he had a devotion to St. Damien and marveled at…

The Day I Lost My Sole It all started in the morning of April 4 when I went to our Kalaupapa International Airport to meet a plane load of young men and women who were arriving on Saints Damien and Marianne land in order to spend a few days of retreat away from the business…

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