July 30, 2013

‘Rain tax’ impact falls unevenly across archdiocese

State-mandated stormwater remediation fees were implemented July 1 in nine Maryland counties and Baltimore City, costing some parishes thousands, and others nothing.
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Chasing Rainbows

“I bet there’s a rainbow around here somewhere,” I told Collin as we drove west toward the farm.“Where?” he asked.“I’m not sure yet,” I told him.  “We’ll just have to wait and see.”The conditions were just right.  A brief summer shower an hour before dusk.  The sun and clouds competing
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Trying to escape the grip of the claw machine

I can’t tell you how many times I have told our children that claw machines are designed so that most people lose.Still, for the child who can see the stuffed Angry Bird sitting there and those metal fingers just waiting to carry it to him, a mother’s explanation is meaningless.During
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