On May 9, 1980, the movie 'Friday the 13th' was released. I was 15-years-old, and you had to be 17 to get into an R-rated film.
Guilt can be a good deterrent, keeping us on a path we want to be on. Guilt teaches us. Guilt can also creep in like an unwanted house guest and linger, clouding our decisions and making us do things we don't want to do.
Humor Mr. O'Connor certainly displayed during our interview, where I sought to debunk his "Irishness" and examine what it means for him to be an "Irish-American."
With all due respect to the spectacular new pontiff, (and he is spectacular), a sinner is not who I am, or for that matter, who he is. Or anyone.
So it is with Father's Day -- and I'll be the first to admit that yes, I did in fact ensure to change my Facebook profile
"Hi, my name is Katie and I never ask for help."
Have you done anything unconscionable today? Have you engaged in any thought pattern, activity or perhaps even a strange interpretive dance that might be considered, well, dirty?