Category Archives: Traveling

God is Good (and so is vacation)!

God has been consistently, amazingly good to me. God’s plans can be strange, unexpected, unfathomable, and/or painful at times, but God’s goodness is boundless. Sometimes I ask myself why God takes such good care of me and answers my prayers … Continue reading

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Magical Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen state park, in upstate New York.  I am still going through my backlog of unprocessed photos; this one is from the summer of 2010 (like the other one I posted a day or two ago).  It is a … Continue reading

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A year in Newburgh… and moving on

It’s been almost exactly a year since I arrived to Newburgh on July 14, 2010, to start working at St Patrick’s Parish and Our Lady of the Lake. It’s been an exciting year! After 19 years living in the community … Continue reading

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Off-line for two weeks

Today I’ll be leaving for a much-needed vacation in Ireland, where I’ll be staying with a friend, enjoying the lovely Irish countryside, and visiting other friends too. During my absence I will have very limited access to the internet, so … Continue reading

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A year ago today, part II

Here are few more photos, continuing my post from this morning.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Old

I almost forgot completely about last Friday’s weekly photo challenge… This photo is from my Ireland trip last year.

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From darkness to light… or vice versa?

I had another nice vacation day today, visiting a friend in Boston whom I haven’t seen in ten years. We used to go to museums and historical sites together in Rome, and today we picked up where we left off … Continue reading

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Winter Vacation

After a rather busy winter, I’m taking a week of much-needed vacation. No, I’m not going to Florida, or California, or anywhere else with warm weather and tourist attractions; I am spending the week with my parents in Connecticut, and … Continue reading

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Crucifixion Originally uploaded by mehjg Here is another of my photos of the beautiful center of the Franciscans of the Atonement in Graymoor (Garrison, NY). See my Flickr photostream for more… (clicking on the photo will take you there)

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A “must-see” church in Waterbury, CT

If you live near or ever drive through the city of Waterbury, Connecticut, give yourself a treat and visit the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception.  It’s quite near Rte. 84 so it’s easy to swing by on your way through … Continue reading

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