By John M. DeJak / June 25, 2017 /

Looking at the stars is, perhaps, the single best way to excite the imagination–i.e., to wonder.  I can think of no other human activity that commands the attention of both body and soul.  It is something that causes a person to both consider his beginning and his end.

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Sausages, Fireplaces, and The Mystery of Christmas Traditions

By John M. DeJak / January 3, 2015 /

Well, I am within the 12 Days of Christmas, so I don’t consider this article late (by the way, don’t forget the Epiphany House Blessing!). My bride and I both spring from good ethnic stock–she, a Chicago Polack; I, a Cleveland Slovenian. But through the strange twists and turns of Providence (and decisions that I can only…

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