Author Archives: Mary Christine

The Post that Shouldn’t be Written

I noticed last week that my sobriety was heading into the third of a century zone.  I happened to open this app the other day and see this.  One Third of a Century.  I had no one to tell save … Continue reading

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Changes

I am knitting so much that my right hand is painful and virtually useless, and I have knit holes into my left index finger.  The photo above is the beginning of a sweater for my grandson… which will be for … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Knitting, Sobriety, Work | 4 Comments

Life Goes Fast

Sober Daughter and I canned tomatoes last week.  It was a lovely day. I’ve had a whole bunch of lovely days.  Amazing days don’t lend themselves to blog posts as well as not so great days. The weather has turned. … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Gratitude, Knitting, Nature, Prayer, Weather, Work | 3 Comments

Travels

What a wonderful trip I had!  Yellowstone National Park is phenomenal – the real meaning of that word.  So many beautiful things to see and experience.  The above is the Grand Prismatic Spring.  I thought I was taking the trail … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Fear, Gratitude, Health, Travel | 10 Comments

Heading Out

That’s a whole bed full of stuff I am taking on my trip. Believe me, there is a lot more than this! I was so stressed about trying to get to Yellowstone in one day, I decided to book a … Continue reading

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Nothing So Boring…

As listening to someone’s list of ailments.  So I will stop.   Or at least try to… The end of summer roses are already in bloom.  It is too early for this.  The crickets started their lovely nighttime serenade about … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Health, Ministry, Roses, Weather | 9 Comments

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 | 4 Comments