Author Archives: Mary Christine

Last Day of July

The photo is from my Friday hike.  It’s been so hot and dry, as you can plainly see.  But the clouds moved in and we got over 2 inches of rain over a two day period. I usually write my … Continue reading

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Thirty-Four Years

  By the Grace of God, it was 34 years ago today that I took my last drink of alcohol. A couple of non-program people have asked me in the last couple of days “Have you really never ever had … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Family, Garden, Gratitude, History, Roses, Sobriety | 12 Comments

Life’s Highs and Lows

This was my beautiful little Gigi.  She died on March 3.  I was devastated.  Which I thought was weird because I was considering giving her back to the shelter because her aggression never went away.  She had attacked me (involving … Continue reading

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This is how it works for me…

Remember my indecision last month about the travels? It just felt like it wasn’t the time. Later in the month, my daughter who has been planning a May 2018 wedding for over a year now finally decided on a venue. … Continue reading

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Indecision

This is a lovely winter scene I went and tried to paint last Sunday.  My daughter and I took a Nature Journaling Class last month, and I have decided this may be a lifesaver for me at the moment.  Long … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Fear, History, Icons, Travel, Work | 8 Comments

Monthly Update?

This tree is on the campus of the hospital where I work.  I love the tree, but unfortunately, they made this a little smoking area, as you can see by the trash can and the cigarette disposal thing.  I am … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Fear, Friends, Gratitude, Prayer, Retirement, Travel, Work | 4 Comments

Gigi is kind of cute when she isn’t hissing or biting, huh? Just thought I would pop in and post a tiny post about working.  I last wrote in my first week of work, when it all seemed so glorious. … Continue reading

Posted in Cat, Gratitude, History, Peace, Prayer, Retirement, Work | 5 Comments