Pearl Harbor

Joseph and I made it to Honolulu on Friday (7/27) to begin our "Father/Son" trip to Hawai'i! We stayed at Waikiki beach. On my birthday (7/28) we toured Pearl Harbor. It was a very solemn experience. Having long studied the events leading up to, the day 12/7/41, and what followed... it was moving to see …

Notre Dame

We (Joseph, my parents and I) toured Notre Dame cathedral in Paris after Amy and Kendal left for the states. It is a magnificent facility! A space sacred by reputation and design. The impact of the French Revolution was dreadful for this church. For some years, the church was not under Catholic control and was …