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Nick Senger @nsenger Spokane, WA

Principal of @SJVSpokane Catholic School; Deacon; NCEA Distinguished Teacher; voracious reader

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I enjoyed being with the deacons of our diocese and their wives last night for Evening Prayer and an Advent dinner.… https://t.co/5uzCZQ8yAz
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12/11
2019
"A change had been gradually stealing over her, in the time of her loneliness and sorrow. With failing strength and… https://t.co/X2Pe7e6Kxg
12/10
2019
"‘Come to the point,’ said Miss Sally, ‘and don’t talk so much.’" Chapter 51 #curiosityshopreadalong https://t.co/DFK4olwsWY
12/9
2019
"...he lighted his pipe, and smoked against the chimney until nothing of him was visible through the mist but a pai… https://t.co/ljj1PhQ51a
12/8
2019
"'One minute we are here’—holding his tumbler before his eyes—‘the next we are there’—gulping down its contents, an… https://t.co/gfoS4Qk0Tt
12/7
2019
65% done with The Old Curiosity Shop, by Charles Dickens https://t.co/0FbQMMXYid"...popular rumour, unlike the rolling stone of the proverb, is one which gathers a deal of moss in its wanderings… https://t.co/G80hCkHUD8
12/6
2019
"Anything that makes a noise is satisfactory to a crowd." Chapter 47 #curiosityshopreadalong https://t.co/1GbdR3Jm4B
12/5
2019
"...the hardest and best-borne trials are those which are never chronicled in any earthly record, and are suffered… https://t.co/Hpy0qjRq4i
12/4
2019
"So very weak and spent, she felt, so very calm and unresisting, that she had no thought of any wants of her own, b… https://t.co/njcF7WmdBP
12/3
2019
"In the public walks and lounges of a town, people go to see and to be seen, and there the same expression, with li… https://t.co/VtnOfuigDC
12/2
2019
"The sun shone pleasantly on the bright water, which was sometimes shaded by trees, and sometimes open to a wide ex… https://t.co/hFP2TbkRft
12/1
2019
"But who could sleep—sleep! Who could lie passively down, distracted by such terrors?" Chapter 42… https://t.co/GZXJDrF34D
11/30
2019
The little church "might have been nearer, and might have been in a straighter road, though in that case the revere… https://t.co/RCLeVTt3FX
11/29
2019
"Oh these holidays!...Why will they hang about us, like the flavour of yesterday’s wine, suggestive of headaches an… https://t.co/X3DRAXllmr
11/28
2019
"Dear, dear, what a place it looked, that Astley’s; with all the paint, gilding, and looking-glass; the vague smell… https://t.co/47vx30pG4e
11/27
2019
"The ties that bind the wealthy and the proud to home may be forged on earth, but those which link the poor man to… https://t.co/xGV8xApqRe
11/26
2019
50% done with The Old Curiosity Shop, by Charles Dickens https://t.co/g4gJmpKPKo"...as Doctors seldom take their own prescriptions,...so lawyers are shy of meddling with the Law on their own acco… https://t.co/RTzxMQwA7mGlad Tidings to the Poor: #Homily for Christ the King https://t.co/INM3EnWpJd https://t.co/JRYF1j6tPS
11/25
2019
"I wonder whether she is a dragon..., or something in the mermaid way. She has rather a scaly appearance. But merma… https://t.co/YUGBL3zPTi
11/24
2019
"There is a deal of wickedness going about the world, a deal of wickedness." Chapter 35 #curiosityshopreadalong https://t.co/Oh78lL5A5K
11/23
2019
"They are very charming apartments, sir. They command an uninterrupted view of—of over the way, and they are within… https://t.co/xbAdEwN8l2
11/22
2019
Mr. Brass's law office "...was of a close and earthy kind, and... had a decided flavour of rats and mice, and a tai… https://t.co/FMd3KdOAGW
11/21
2019
"She would often think, if she had such a friend as that to whom to tell her griefs, how much lighter her heart wou… https://t.co/tyNJ8eEjA0
11/20
2019
‘Have we been worse off,’ resumed the child, ‘since you forgot these cares, and we have been travelling on together… https://t.co/CYpgfkkg3c
11/19
2019
"‘See the curse of poverty, Nell,’ he said, pointing to the packs he had spread out upon the table. ‘If I could hav… https://t.co/m22BqXCTkD
11/18
2019
40% done with The Old Curiosity Shop, by Charles Dickens https://t.co/7cFRSWCw6j"'The means of happiness are on the cards and the dice. We must rise from little winnings to great.....and it’s all… https://t.co/9EvHGQIFHI
11/17
2019
"'...it does you good,’ said the lady of the caravan, ‘when you’re tired, to sleep as long as ever you can, and get… https://t.co/5wTZGobTQ0
11/16
2019
"...as it is, I’ve seen wax-work quite like life, but I’ve certainly seen some life that was exactly like wax-work.… https://t.co/PL8aHu97ax
11/15
2019
"The tea-things, including a bottle of rather suspicious character..., were set forth upon a drum...; and there, as… https://t.co/WxeNuMI8y5
11/14
2019
"There was a general murmur (and perhaps a very sincere one, for they were but boys) in the negative; and the tall… https://t.co/ML5mJ4sYRM
11/13
2019
"There was but one old man in the little garden before his cottage, and him they were timid of approaching, for he… https://t.co/ps6NdKESHe
11/12
2019
"...knaves generally overreach themselves by imputing their own designs to others..." Chapter 23… https://t.co/dmvVnYmylr
11/11
2019
30% done with The Old Curiosity Shop, by Charles Dickens https://t.co/tX5G4SvUfX"...Barbara raised her head a little to look at him, when both pair of eyes were hastily withdrawn, and Kit leant o… https://t.co/leDM4Thyoc
11/10
2019
"The house stood—if anything so old and feeble could be said to stand—on a piece of waste ground, blighted with the… https://t.co/GbrkeA23GO
11/9
2019
"...before long the pony came trotting round the corner of the street, looking as obstinate as pony might, and pick… https://t.co/87S7ZOkfjD
11/8
2019
"After a scanty supper, the purchase of which reduced her little stock so low, that she had only a few halfpence wi… https://t.co/bbeETvBIHA
11/7
2019
"The dog immediately began to grind most mournful music." Chapter 18 #curiosityshopreadalong https://t.co/vBPh9FU9af
11/6
2019
"Mr. Grinder’s company, familiarly termed a lot, consisted of a young gentleman and a young lady on stilts, and Mr.… https://t.co/4yHUUgspSn
11/5
2019
"The sight of the old church, and the graves about it in the moonlight, and the dark trees whispering among themsel… https://t.co/mUcMK3dwgi
11/4
2019
"Why is it that we can better bear to part in spirit than in body, and while we have the fortitude to act farewell… https://t.co/pgCcKwajHB
11/3
2019
20% done with The Old Curiosity Shop, by Charles Dickens https://t.co/XDaweyU1fQ"There was then a great to-do to make the pony hold up his head that the bearing-rein might be fastened; at last ev… https://t.co/7XSiloTrmY
11/2
2019
@bellezzamjs Great minds think alike! :-)"...here he is—Miss Nelly’s bird, mother, that they was agoin’ to wring the neck of! I stopped that though..." Chap… https://t.co/5Xfw6ZfLan
11/1
2019
"...we will travel afoot through the fields and woods, and by the side of rivers, and trust ourselves to God in the… https://t.co/zco4ey7wMb
10/31
2019
"it is not surprising that the affectionate heart of the child should have been touched to the quick by one kind an… https://t.co/UhvKSKbis0
10/30
2019
"Some people would say that you’d fallen in love with her, I know they would." Chapter 10 #curiosityshopreadalong https://t.co/WvrwDn24vyThe Great Listener: #Homily for the 30th Week in Ordinary Time Year C https://t.co/eAhKW8hDuX https://t.co/pE47sAOFUV
10/29
2019
Drawing the 8♦ and reading "The Chaser" by John Collier was the perfect way to deal with being sick in bed. Poor Al… https://t.co/KWPPnuUcHv14% done with The Old Curiosity Shop, by Charles Dickens https://t.co/8GcdxVsSe1"Let us walk through country places, and sleep in fields and under trees, and never think of money again, or anythi… https://t.co/txZYduIMSb
10/28
2019
"...he performed such feats of agility and such spins and twirls as filled the company with astonishment..." Chapte… https://t.co/zUKua4MvjO
10/27
2019
"There are some people who can be merry and can’t be wise, and some who can be wise (or think they can) and can’t b… https://t.co/MZpvTjx448"There are some people who can be merry and can’t be wise, and some who can be wise (or think they can) and can’t b… https://t.co/HzEmtErqNR
10/26
2019
"I used to read to him by the fireside, and he sat listening, and when I stopped and we began to talk, he told me a… https://t.co/Yyq8w4Shko
10/25
2019
@bronasbooks @RickBarry44 I totally understand! Best wishes on work slowing down for you."Coming slowly on through the forests of masts was a great steamship, beating the water in short impatient strokes… https://t.co/ZuWDkIqtfi
10/24
2019
"...still he is not quite a—what one calls a handsome man, nor quite a young man neither, which might be a little e… https://t.co/SkQ1GdHc6C
10/23
2019
"...I shall for the convenience of the narrative detach myself from its further course, and leave those who have pr… https://t.co/wEQarUQX69
10/22
2019
"If the wing of friendship should never moult a feather, the wing of relationship should never be clipped, but be a… https://t.co/sJqI6V5KswIt's week 42 of #dealmein2019 and I drew the 10♥ “The Boy Who Drew Cats” by Lafcadio Hearn. Wonderful folk tale set… https://t.co/1BJLafjNzVFor last week's #dealmein2019 story I drew the J♣ and read “The Oval Portrait” by Edgar Allan Poe. Classic Poe, eer… https://t.co/RpcrPjJhXE
10/21
2019
"The place through which he made his way at leisure was one of those receptacles for old and curious things which s… https://t.co/lNEP6tiF65
10/20
2019
“Our life is no dream, but it should and will perhaps become one.” Chapter 47 #lilithreadalong The End. https://t.co/w5mkaFH9oU
10/19
2019
"I went up to look, and saw a great city, ascending into blue clouds, where I could not distinguish mountain from s… https://t.co/a4r0og0Ljk
10/18
2019
"A wondrous change had passed upon the world—or was it not rather that a change more marvellous had taken place in… https://t.co/ZC71f1buAk
10/17
2019
“Hark! I hear the sun,” said Adam. I listened: he was coming with the rush as of a thousand times ten thousand far… https://t.co/hFxBd0tgX5
10/16
2019
"The hour will come, and that ere long, when, being true, thou shalt behold the very truth, and doubt will be for e… https://t.co/MgwJaRmWvA
10/15
2019
"...her song soared aloft, and seemed to come from the throat of a woman-angel, high above all the region of larks,… https://t.co/1cLOO2LXQNPreparing for the 2019 Chapter-a-Day Read-along: The Old Curiosity Shop #curiosityshopreadalonghttps://t.co/TQbpIX1BGX
10/14
2019
"Then a soft wind like the first breath of a new-born spring greeted me, and before me arose the dawn." Chapter 41… https://t.co/IVN3yHGKpv
10/13
2019
"Adam returned with an ancient weapon in his hand. The scabbard looked like vellum grown dark with years, but the h… https://t.co/I6YrrJxcgs
10/12
2019
"The darkness knows neither the light nor itself; only the light knows itself and the darkness also." Chapter 39… https://t.co/d7Z6NcsCDr83% done with Lilith, by George MacDonald https://t.co/0NOuaQ2juH
10/11
2019
“...there is no harm in being afraid. The only harm is in doing what Fear tells you. Fear is not your master! Laugh… https://t.co/GKMWj6Tgq0
10/10
2019
"She is the wicked princess!” “That cannot be! they said she was beautiful!” “Indeed it is the princess!” I inter… https://t.co/KfPNGTKcLy
10/9
2019
"The tide of the light was creeping up the shore of the sky, but until the sun stood overhead, not a ray could ente… https://t.co/aChQSlZkM5
10/8
2019
"A multitude of birds flew in front, imagining themselves, no doubt, the leading division; great companies of butte… https://t.co/jOkA1kH7hK79% done with 75 Short Masterpieces, by Roger B. Goodman https://t.co/CjgS1apNihFinally caught up to week 40 of #dealmein2019 with 3♠ "Tom Varnish" by Richard Steele and "Over the Hill" by John S… https://t.co/eP7ul4DDELAlmost caught up in my reading for #dealmein2019 My week 39 story is the 8♠, "The Hour of Letdown" by E.B. White. D… https://t.co/gZj900lhwHStill catching up, made it to week 38 of #dealmein2019 the 5♠, "The Doctor's Heroism" by Villiers de L'Isle-Adam an… https://t.co/C0qv7y2tVmFrom the first two stories of the book to the last! I drew the K♠ "Kong at the Seaside" by Arnold Zweig for catchin… https://t.co/PlWH79P1NSFor week 36 of my #dealmein2019 catch-up I drew the A♦ and read "A Wedding without Musicians" by Sholem Aleichem an… https://t.co/5TgMjcPgmTAnother catch-up story for #dealmein2019 This time I drew 6♠ "The Phoenix" by Sylvia Townsend Warner for week 35. V… https://t.co/GzNp4KtvhwCatching up with #dealmein2019 week 34. Drew the 10♣ "The Standard of Living" by Dorothy Parker. Games for those wh… https://t.co/Kt5gmp1lmB
10/7
2019
Stir into Flame the Gift of God: #Homily for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C https://t.co/pQbnmx4FB4 https://t.co/lnKsvayWKn"The wood was full of birds, the splendour of whose plumage, while it took nothing from their song, seemed almost t… https://t.co/YZzzFj7TCK
10/6
2019
"...now I began to be astonished at her practical wisdom. Probably, had I been more of a child myself, I should hav… https://t.co/L23N2WKe9A
10/5
2019
"Come and see my nest. It’s not big enough for king, but it’s big enough for king to see me in it!” Chapter 32… https://t.co/lmyGNsnDBh65% done with Lilith, by George MacDonald https://t.co/MQEfDNF24c
10/4
2019
"To my ears came presently the drumming of swift, soft-galloping hoofs, and in a minute or two, out of the very dis… https://t.co/TZyogBz99yIt was great to join our fellow schools to attend the Respect Life Mass with @Bishop_Daly https://t.co/Vr7R6vPZLl
Retweeted by Nick SengerWonderful to have many of our Catholic School students at the Cathedral for our annual Respect Life Mass. https://t.co/2dbOPJ6emB
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10/3
2019
"Annihilation itself is no death to evil. Only good where evil was, is evil dead. An evil thing must live with its… https://t.co/lEcOqvfVnx
10/2
2019
"The man who grounds his action on another’s cowardice, is essentially a coward himself." Chapter 29… https://t.co/qRAz0vipZ4
10/1
2019

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