Father Manuel “Manny” Dorantes

Wanting to build upon the theme of my last post—Los Angeles—I thought I’d share the interesting circumstances of how I met, Father Manny.

No, I’m not going to mention angels or moral dilemmas, but I might bring up divine intervention a time or two.  Divine intervention?  Is there such a thing?  Or is the following story simply a series of unusual happenstance?  These are the questions I hope you’ll ponder as you read below. Continue reading “Father Manuel “Manny” Dorantes”

Several months in the life of a Secret Service Agent— (including a trial, protecting Sarah Palin, and a visit by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad)

2008 was a busy year.

It started off with me getting married (New Years Day), and then several months later, being transferred to the U.S. Secret Service flagship officeNYFO (the NYC Field Office). Continue reading “Several months in the life of a Secret Service Agent— (including a trial, protecting Sarah Palin, and a visit by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad)”