Allow me to vent—though I am doing so with the names of places and people changed to protect them from embarrassment—an embarrassment they wouldn’t feel anyway, even though they should.
I am in Anytown, USA, somewhere on the East Coast, visiting a friend and his wife, whom I’ll call Bob and Sue. My wife Karen is with me.
Sue is a cradle Catholic, and for the past few years she’s been studying at Nutting University down the road. It’s a small liberal arts Catholic college, affiliated with the diocese up here in some way. Sue is 70-something, so these are adult ed

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