Monthly Archives: March 2014

My Mother’s Birthday

My mother was born 100 years ago today.  She has been dead for 43 years.  I can remember the way she laughed.  I remember the way she pronounced some words – she had that Pittsburgh, PA dialect – I can … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to everyone.  It is Mary in Africa’s sobriety birthday – 7 years!  It is former blogger Dave’s natal birthday – happy birthday Dave. Rightly or wrongly, I don’t put a lot of religious significance on the … Continue reading

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Feeling so grateful

Went shopping this morning.  My goal was to get my week’s grocery for $40 or less.  I went over by 39¢.  I have delicious fruits and veggies to eat this week.  And some pasta and other things.  This is definitely … Continue reading

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Friday Morning

I’m longing for my roses again, can you tell?  Soon, soon, soon.   It should be a good year for them.  We have had moderate amounts of snow – all winter long.  Which makes for better snow pack than warm … Continue reading

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The best part of my day

Tonight I will go to adoration on my way home from work.   I have that to look forward to all day.  It is amazing what that hour does for my soul – and my body.  It deeply relaxes after … Continue reading

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Micro-mini tri

On Sunday, I rode my bike 1/4 of the bike distance. On Monday, I ran/walked 57% of the run distance. Today, Tuesday, I swam 80% of the swim distance. I am in the worst shape with regard to the bike. … Continue reading

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Follow Your Arrow

  I finished the mystery knit along last weekend.  This is the shawl that resulted.  It is so pretty!  Here is a detail: I took a bike ride yesterday on the most glorious Sunday afternoon.  I discovered that if you … Continue reading

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