Category Archives: Life

Breasts, Body Shaming, Bullying, and Body Image- Part One

It took me a good long while to decide that I was going to write this post.  I’ll just say upfront that it was difficult.  I wasn’t sure what exactly to title this post and in all honesty, I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Spider in the Window

Several weeks ago, we awoke to a rather large black and yellow garden spider and her rather ornate web stretched outside across our kitchen window.  The web was anchored to the window and to the adjacent screen of our screened … Continue reading

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February Ramblings

I’m sipping on some hot peppermint tea and gazing outside my window.  It’s raining.  Again.  (Insert big sigh).  The wind blowing the heavy rain against the bedroom window woke me around 3 am.  Our front yard is looking more and … Continue reading

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

We welcomed the first day of fall yesterday with lots of much-needed rain.  It was a dark and dreary day with a steady hard rain all day and all night. We awoke to a drizzling rain this morning.  Our temperatures … Continue reading

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Birthdays in July… and That Means Cake!

My husband and I joke when July gets here that cake season has begun.  There’s often    cake for the Fourth of July celebration.  Hubby’s birthday is exactly a week later which is today, July 11th.  My birthday comes six … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Sense of Wonder?

I’m currently reading The Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning.  I love when books take me to a place of deep reflection and this one’s doing just that. In Chapter 5, Manning speaks of a remarkable rabbi, Abraham Joshua Heschel, who … Continue reading

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A Sunday to Celebrate

I felt blessed to be a part of the 51st Anniversary of Ordination Celebration for Father Peter Whalen today. What a special day!  That’s a long time to work at any job but to have been a priest for 51 … Continue reading

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