Monthly Archives: February 2013

Saturday – Day 1 of 4

  The cross at the outdoor Stations of the Cross that I love so much. Yesterday I went to therapy and this young social work intern was able to say something that persuaded me to open my checking account and … Continue reading

Posted in Depression, Fear, Prayer, Sobriety, Thrift | 8 Comments

As frivolous as I get these days

I have not posted a photo of shoes for a very long time.  The other night I did a foolish thing.  I went to a retail store to make a payment on my account.  When I saw the “70% off … Continue reading

Posted in Friends, Work | 8 Comments

1st Thursday in Lent

On Sunday, I stopped at a nearby church with outdoor stations of the cross.  It is a beautiful way to pray, even if it was cold and snowy.  I saw a deer while I was there…   I was able … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Mass, Prayer | 4 Comments

Mardi Gras

It’s bitterly cold and snowy here.  Not massive snow like the east coast (where one might be able to stay home from work).  Just plain old white ground and barren trees.  Oh, this is the most difficult time of the … Continue reading

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Into a Week

My son’s small dog – I got to “watch” him while they were at the hospital.  They are now all home.  I visited on Saturday.  What a beautiful thing it is to see a young family who all love each … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Family, Gratitude, Work | 3 Comments


This is my beloved granddaughter meeting her little brother, my first and only grandson.  I am thrilled beyond belief with this little baby boy, and his big sister.  I am thrilled with my son and his wife and their family. … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Family, Hope, Sobriety | 12 Comments

Letting Go

  It’s getting so much worse.  I am going to take a break from the blog for a week or so.  I can’t imagine anything more boring than reading about a major depressive episode.  And I don’t know why I … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Surrender | 20 Comments