Bobbing Along

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Written for the Wedding of Maeve Kennedy McKean and David John McKean “Good Evening, “I am honored and delighted to give the blessing tonight.  It should be mentioned that I am neither priest nor preacher nor rabbi.  I am simply—like most of you here—one who dearly loves the young couple for whom we gather.   I ask that […]

Apples and Other Things: Memories of Maeve

Sometimes, some people are just too extraordinary for this world to sustain. Sometimes, perhaps, their light, their glory, shines too brightly and simply cannot be contained. Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean was one of those. To lose her and her son Gideon is a tragedy beyond belief. It isn’t fair. It defies logic. It defies reason. […]