Category Archives: Catholocism

Faith-Based Econometrics

It’s wrong like bacon fried Twinkies are wrong. It’s wrong like laughing during Schindler’s List. Not caring about the matrix algebra fundamentals underlying the SAS/Stata commands is wrong when I am cultivating a lifelong habit of learning.** Does a girl … Continue reading

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Dancing

Last night was Halloween Zumba complete with the Monster Mash, a little Rocky Horror Picture Show, and, of course, Thriller.   I was having major trouble keeping time with Michael and wondered if all the mathing had taken over my … Continue reading

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99 Problems

Love that Jay-Z song. I probably shouldn’t since he uses such a pejorative term for women, but doing what I shouldn’t has gotten me where I am today. It’s tempting, when you feel as embattled as the inhabitants of the … Continue reading

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Red-Letter Words

When I grew up a backwoods, country Baptist, my Bible had some words written in red– words spoken by Jesus himself. I seem to recall that the Pharisees and Sadduccees and I don’t know who all else decided to give … Continue reading

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It’s a Mystery

Not a Joyful, Luminous, Sorrowful, or Glorious rosarian mystery. Just one of life’s regular conundrums. A cozy mystery. Who are these kids and why are they calling me “MOM?” It doesn’t seem that long ago I was filling out college applications … Continue reading

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First, You Make a Roux

That’s not totally true. First, secure your hair. Nothing worse than being in the midst of chopping up a Vidalia onion and having to brush your bangs out of your face.  You won’t stop crying for at least 15 minutes. … Continue reading

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Faith, Hope, and Love

Sometimes serious stuff jumps on my heart and I can’t ignore it, no matter how loud the neighbor(‘s) dog(s) bark(s). When I was growing up, I could go to two places: Church and The Gym. I typed on the piano … Continue reading

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