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Why, Albany High?

Parents of thousands of Albany High School students have been asking that question for quite some time now, in reference to some notorious failures in security, and, most recently, with regard to the utter failure of the school to provide class schedules for it’s 2400+ students. When I attended the AHS Parent Teacher Student Association […]

Stop the political phone calls!

I’m a huge fan of permission-based marketing.  Specifically, if I am interested in your product or service – or in this particular case, your candidacy – I will visit your website, or talk to your campaign worker at my door, view your inescapable television commercials, or read any of the dozens of mailers you send […]

Seriously? I’m astounded at this statement

You might not have any idea what GAFCON is, but you can read all about it here. The Jerusalem Declaration, the official statement to which the quote below refers, is here. Much of the Anglican world must be lamenting the latest emission from GAFCON. Anglicanism has always been broader than some find comfortable. This statement does not […]

A heartbreaking tale of two children

It’s horrible, and should be unthinkable. This tale of two local children is heartbreaking. A child is playing near the front steps of her house when a bullet fired from down the block hits her in the back. She falls, bleeding, to the sidewalk and dies shortly thereafter. A community rises up in outrage over […]

EDOA Convention passes updated canons

It was reported at our morning services today that the Episcopal Diocese of Albany’s Convention debated and passed the updates to the Diocesan Canons regarding the definition of marriage and qualifications for clergy. I do not know if there were any revisions or amendments made during the debate, but the original language of the policy […]