Blue Thunder

They don’t say whether it is blue (or perhaps black), but a $10,000,000 sophisticated spy helicopter is keeping its eye on New York. Law abiding folks have nothing to fear … of course. (Another page shows a picture, and lets us know it is silver).

Fr. Virgil Cordano, RIP

Fr. Virgil Cordano, OFM, a name and face synonymous with Santa Barbara in the eyes of many, died yesterday at 89. The funeral next Friday will be on the steps of the Mission, so great are the crowds expected. He was one of my spiritual directors, and his guidance to me is summed up in…