Category Archives: family

Bringing in the Christmas tree

Inquiring minds want to know. If it took cutting up my dry Christmas tree with a chainsaw to get it out of the house, how did I get it in? Enough people asked me the question to indicate there were … Continue reading

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When eternity breaks in on us

It’s impossible to live near L.A. as someone who writes every day, and not write something about Kobe Bryant this morning. You would have to be an alien who just landed on this planet to not know what went on … Continue reading

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Family Christmas

Christmas is family. However you cut it, it comes out that way. We get each other whether we like it or not. For richer, for poorer; in sickness and in health; ’til death do us part … we are family.

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Two beers and the Holy Spirit?

I love Sandie’s comment after yesterday’s Catch. I think we can all relate. How about “Tidings of comfort and joy?” Do people look forward to your coming; do they blossom in your presence? Or do they look forward to your … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Peter Herschend

by John & Marti Fischer We are taking this opportunity to acknowledge a man who has single-handedly influenced the Catch more than any other. As our first Chairman of the Board, and working closely with Marti, Peter has left his … Continue reading

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Fright night

Houston Astro fans got an early Halloween. It was truly fright night in Houston as the Astros gave up their chance for a World Series championship to the upstart wild card Washington Nationals. It happens often. It has happened seven … Continue reading

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