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Billboard morality at its best! Kudos to local ministry center!

Blog Published: September 20, 2011

The other day, Sister Julie and I were going to a meeting when we passed these two billboards. Please excuse the poor quality of the photo — it’s hard to take a good picture on a busy highway….

If you’re happy and you know it…

Blog Published: January 26, 2011

What is the nature of happiness? Do we know when we’re happy? Can we do anything to make our lives happier? Nuns respond.

Nuns get new perspective on ferris wheel over Chicago

Blog Published: September 15, 2010

Last week Sister Julie and I were in Chicago having lunch with some friends at public radio WBEZ. Afterward, we decided to take a spin on the giant Ferris wheel on Navy Pier. Neither of us had ridden it before.

A Nun’s Bicycle

Blog Published: May 21, 2009

Summer is here and that means bicycle riding for me. Having grown up with bikes, taken bike day trips with my family, commuted by bike, ridden mountain bike trails and long stretches of open road, I feel very much at home on a bike.

Wait, wait … don’t tell me!

Blog Published: September 5, 2008

Last night Sister Maxine and I went to a free taping of the National Public Radio show Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me at the outdoor Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park in Chicago.

A Nun, a Lutheran, and the Perfect Storm

Blog Published: August 5, 2008

Last night Chicago witnessed one of the most spectacular storms — also very dangerous. Here’s my story of the storm.

Cycling and Meditation

Blog Published: June 11, 2008

Yes, even nuns workout. I come from an athletic background having biked a lot and played team sports and just been an outdoorsy kind of gal.

Is it a bird, is it a plague? It’s CICADAS!

Blog Published: June 19, 2007

I never saw people get so excited over a swarm of bugs in my life. Here in Chicago we are celebrating the return of the cicadas after 17 years.