The Rev. Gary Norman of St. Joseph’s parish in Waterville has loved pottery since taking a class in the art at Centennial College in Toronto during the 1970s. After this class, Norman continued to take pottery and, because he was known to be trustworthy, was given the keys to the clay room so that he could work there during vacations.
CHICAGO — On a recent morning, twin brothers Frank and Anthony Nowotnik sat in a Starbucks in Uptown Chicago, sipping coffee and talking about the past. Anthony was clean-shaven and dressed in jeans and a black leather jacket. Frank looked more casual, with stubble across his chin, wearing a brown cap and a puffer jacket. Both smelled of soap and mouthwash.
The beginning of a new year is a great time to look at your spiritual fitness and your past nutritional habits, and make adjustments accordingly. If you’re like me, you probably want to make this the best year ever in both regards.
AUSTIN, Texas — The kittens looked so cute. Brother and sister Bengal mix kittens named Jack and Jill sat on a cat tree at the front of a local pet store. Soon we were holding both of them. Then Jack fell asleep on me, and Jill on my daughter, Ava. We had to get one, but we learned we couldn’t get Jill without getting Jack, so we went from a no-cat family to a two-cat family.