I wrote the essay that follows two years ago after attending a football game between Notre Dame and the University of Pittsburgh. This past weekend the two teams once again took the field in Pittsburgh, and I asked my husband if it had been Notre Dame fans who almost ruined one of our few visitsContinue reading “STOP THE BULLYING”

9/11 – A Time to Try Men’s Souls

Note: I wrote this column in 2001 right after 9/11. I republish it today in honor of all the victims of eleven years ago.   “These are the times that try men’s souls.” Thomas Paine, 1776, The American Crisis  By Patricia Zick @PCZick Two centuries later Thomas Paine’s words serve as a guide for ourContinue reading “9/11 – A Time to Try Men’s Souls”