THE CARDINAL AND THE CAT

Several years before the pedophile priest scandal destroyed Cardinal Law's career, Garry was friends with him. Not close pals, but better than mere acquaintances. Garry thought I would enjoy Bishop Cardinal Law's company, so when the opportunity came up, he did a very Garry thing. He was working weekends for several decades, so whatever stuff happened … Continue reading THE CARDINAL AND THE CAT

FROM THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES: THE REAL VON TRAPP FAMILY – BY JOAN GEARIN

You can read the original of this post on the National Archives --  and I strongly recommend you do. Beyond this story, there are wonderful articles in the archives worth your attention. It is frequently said that "The truth is stranger than fiction." What is rarely mentioned is that the truth -- the history -- is also … Continue reading FROM THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES: THE REAL VON TRAPP FAMILY – BY JOAN GEARIN