Monthly Archives: June 2015

Xing the days off a calendar

I thought perhaps I could trick myself with some brightly colored yarn and a pattern that I would love to knit.  But it aint happenin. Yesterday my dear sweet sober daughter drove me to the clinic for a colonoscopy.  I … Continue reading

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It’s been a rough week

The priest listened to me calmly as I cried this morning.  Usually a fan of the traditional confessional, I chose the face to face instead.  Last week I walked out of a Catholic Church having been offended by the (30 … Continue reading

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Back to “normal”

On Friday morning, this is where I had my morning prayer and meditation. Now I am back to my house, which I love, but it certainly does not have that view! Today I go back to work.  I know I … Continue reading

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A splendid vacation so far…

   Glacier National Park is worth driving 1,000 miles to experience.  Just gorgeous. We are having a nice journey together, my sober daughter and I. Today I shall see my little grand babies! Thanks be to God.

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Alpine Hike

        A lovely day on the mountain.  Thank you God.

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Sunday Morning

More roses in the future… My right hand is wrapped in a filthy bandage which won’t be removed for another 10 days.  I am trying to clean my house and cook and do yard work with a left hand and … Continue reading

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Another Rainy Morning

This is my most beautiful rose.  This year’s first bloom is a little bit hail battered, but still beautiful.  I just went outside to take a photo for the blog and there it was.  So, there I was, kneeling in … Continue reading

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Peonies on the Table

The poor things  got pretty well battered by the hail storms, but they still smell good!  I love me some peonies. Yesterday was the surgery on my hand.  Oh Lord.  Why do I walk into these things so blythely?  It … Continue reading

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Feeling Puny

My garden is getting beat up with our daily hail storms, but it perseveres.  My favorite rose bush has a bud that is so battered it is really kind of sad.  We have been fortunate though in the scheme of … Continue reading

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Glorious Friday Morning

Little Roses.  There was a terrible storm last night and I feared that my little flowers would be lost to the pounding of hail, but my flowers are all still in tact.  It is 54º, with a slight breeze, and … Continue reading

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