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Monday, October 17, 2011

Twenty-nine years

Today is the twenty-ninth anniversary of my marriage to Kathleen Capcara, whom you see above with me in a 2009 photograph at the celebration of the 150th anniversary of Trinity Episcopal Church in Towson, where she works as director of evangelism and formation. The word of the week over at Baltimoresun.com is vicissitudes, and she has stood by me through many vicissitudes. Or rather, we have stood together. And continue to stand.