On Catholic Priests and Pedophiles

This is sensitive subject, I know. But I have thought about it and have done some reading. I have read statistics show Catholic priests are no more likely to sexually molest children than the rest of the population, but isn’t the point that they should be significantly less likely to do so? Then I read […]

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Scotch-Irish Cruise Journal—Epilogue

We’ve been home now for a few days, and I am trying to get back into the work mindset. I’m dealing with personnel problems in my law firm, reading through hundreds of emails that came in while I was gone, and trying to organize all that is ahead of me and needs to be done […]

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Scotch-Irish Cruise Journal—Day 12

Today we said goodbye to the ship that had been our home for the last eight days. Our adventure in Dublin began when we boarded the cab that would take us to the hotel. The cab driver, true to the stereotype, was very colorfull. His favorite word was “fock,” which loosely translated into English means, […]

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Scotch-Irish Cruise Journal—Day 11

We imposed few expectations on the Isle of Man. This was based more on ignorance than fact or opinion. We all later agreed Mann was one of our two favorite destinations. Mann was home to the Celts, then early Christians, then Vikings, and now the very wealthy and the annual Isle of Man TT motorcycle […]

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Scotch-Irish Cruise Journal—Day 10

Sometimes life does not go as planned. Today we were to anchor in Portrush in Northern Ireland. The Wife and I planned to see the Giants Causeway and visit Royal Portrush Golf Club shop. It was not to be. The swells were too large, and our captain determined it unsafe to attempt to tender to […]

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