It’s Lent!

by John McNichol March 5, 2017

      Lent…..   …yeah, it’s like that. I’m restricting my food intake. Seeing I just can’t get over the weight-loss hump of a certain point, plus teaching Dante’s Inferno to my amazing students and seeing what Dante had in store for the Gluttons in the 3rd circle of Hell….well, yeah. I’m going to […]

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Hey! Wanna hear me speak?

by John McNichol February 21, 2017

…..I’m with CMG Booking. Check me out as a Catholic speaker! Thanks, all! JDM

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New times! Great times!

by John McNichol February 11, 2017

2/11/17 Hey, all! Well, mid February, and I can be outside at a lit fountain at a lovely outdoor mall in Dallas (“Southlake”), 77 degrees with a full moon, a clear starry sky and a soft breeze blowing through my hair. I have a wonderful job, my wife is healthy, my kids go to a […]

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Happy New Year! And Travel and parties, and….

by John McNichol January 16, 2017

1/16/17 Hey, all! Jeanna and I had a wonderful new years! Some new friends of ours, the H——-s, invited us over spontaneously for a NYE visit, along with some other folks from their parish, Mater Dei in Irving, TX. Jeanna had a wonderful time, especially! It was great to see her chatting with the ladies. […]

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At the Zoo…and…puppies?

by John McNichol December 30, 2016

Fri Dec 30/2016 Hey, all! Trying to find activities for a visiting college student and the rest of the family can be a challenging experience. “Well, KatieKat, you chose the Library the other day, what else would you like to do?” “Hmmm….the zoo?” Sounds good. Jeanna and I got up, made a nice breakfast for […]

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Christmas! Post Christmas! And other Stuff!

by John McNichol December 28, 2016

12/28/2016 Hey, all! Merry Christmas! Oldest and KatieKat flew out here for Christmas, and we had a good time.  Short? Yeah, but there’s often too much at these things to either do them justice or put them in the proper context. Oldest flew back on the 26th, KAtieKAt is here for about 2 more weeks. […]

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Date Night, and Merry Christmas!

by John McNichol December 19, 2016

December 19/2016 Hey, all! Lot happening the last little while: 1) Eaxms. My students finished them a few days ago, and I am still wading through finishing them (hope this is the day!) while doing the life-thing right before Christmas. While I was at work on Friday & the kids were done, I looked around […]

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Happy Birthday…Happy Advent, too!

by John McNichol December 13, 2016

12/13/16 Hey, all! lot in the last few weeks: 1) Jeanna’s birthday was a few days back! Great time- we managed to get everything on her list, and had a lovely little celebration for her in the dining room! Thanks to some of the good folks at the Irving Catholic Online Network (ICON for short), […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

by John McNichol November 24, 2016

Nov 24th 2016 Hey, all! Well, the elections have come and gone, and SHE”S NOT THE PRESIDENT! We had a great party at our new lace last Saturday, inviting several of our old friends from College at Franciscan University who settled with their families in the Dallas area. Among them Daniel Barker, USAF and author […]

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Date nights and Train Travels!

by John McNichol November 12, 2016

11/11/16 Hey, all! I’ll post political stuff about the new president later. Tonight: I’ve been trying to find new stuff for us to do here, and fortunately Dallas doesn’t disappoint! A wrong turn on the way home got me at a local DART (the train into town) station, and that set me thinking… A little […]

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