On July 14, 2014 at the Basilica of St. James, Jamestown, ND, I shared my thoughts about Dad with gathered family, friends and the community.
“First Day” is a true story about my first experience as a daily commuter on the Chicago, South Shore & South Bend Railroad on November 16, 1992. For nearly five years, I rode the South Shore 86 miles from South Bend, IN, to work at the University of Chicago.
I was at home celebrating Christmas when I heard the news that two firefighters had fallen in the line of duty in Chicago. It was a cold morning; the building … Continue reading A Firefighter’s Two Families
“Welcome to the Zoo” is a story based on a number of experiences I had during the nearly five years I spent riding the Chicago, South Shore & South Bend Railroad … Continue reading Welcome to the Zoo