Author Archives: Mary Christine

Tuesday Morning

I am writing right now because my right hand hurts too much to knit. Seriously, this is ridiculous. I am beginning to feel like Job. But Job was gracious and faithful when he said: “Naked I came from my mother’s … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Cat, Faith, Health, Knitting, Osteoporosis, Retirement, Truth | 2 Comments

Today she is 50

In 1967, I gave birth to a little girl.  I was 15 years old.  I went away to a home for unwed mothers.  They had those back in 1967.   Nuns ran the place, and I loved it.   It … Continue reading

Posted in Family, History, Truth | 4 Comments

Rainy Days and Mondays

Today is a rainy day and a Monday. And that’s all fine by me, though I had planned to take a walk this morning.  I will get on my treadmill instead.  Which I love. Later on I will meet my … Continue reading

Posted in Friends, Gratitude, Retirement, Surrender | 4 Comments

Festivus in August

I purchased this yarn yesterday, it will be used to make hats (in school colors) for my older granddaughters. I love this yarn. It is called Knerd String, and is just luscious, soft, and squishy wool. I have made 6 … Continue reading

Posted in Crafts, Fear, Junk-blogging, Knitting, Retirement | 6 Comments

Hair in a bun

My hair has finally gotten long enough to wear in a bun. It’s a little bun, but it is a bun, and the hair is not in my face or on my neck.  That makes me very happy.  Probably not … Continue reading

Posted in Crafts, Hair, Junk-blogging, Work | 13 Comments

Homemade Greek Yogurt

I’ve been asked to share my recipe, so here you go!  It takes a long time, but is not difficult to make and it is so good, it is totally worth the time it takes. 1/2 gallon whole milk 1 … Continue reading

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Into my 34th…

So, now I start my 34th year of sobriety.  Don’t get the idea I think this is nothing, because it isn’t.  But it also isn’t my doing.  It is the Grace of God alive in my life.  Nothing short of … Continue reading

Posted in Crafts, Food, Gratitude, Peace, Retirement | 4 Comments