Category Archives: Mass

A Post from the Weeds

I have deliberately not written about my finances here on the blog for a very long time. I had done it in 2013 and someone had come to my aid and actually paid for me to attend the Dave Ramsey … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Hope, Mass, Retirement, The Church | 6 Comments

Tuesday Morning

The photo is not apropos of anything, except it was absolutely delicious and I thought it was pretty too. This was part of my race prep – having something good to eat that required no effort after the race. It … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Family, Food, Gratitude, Mass | 7 Comments

Tobit

Today is the first anniversary of my sister’s death.   That was the single most painful day of my life, and believe me, it had lots of competition.  That phone call.  My screaming “NO! NO! NO!” to my poor nephew. … Continue reading

Posted in Grief, Mass, Prayer, Roses | 6 Comments

April Wednesday

Little Geranium seedlings, grown from seeds from the geranium I grew from seeds 2 years ago.  Oh, it is fun to watch these grow. I am now four months into retirement.  It is far more challenging than I had anticipated. … Continue reading

Posted in Garden, Gratitude, Knitting, Mass, Retirement | 2 Comments

After four days off

I have some time to do things I normally don’t have time for. Like having dinner with a friend last night. Like getting to meetings and actually visiting with people. I feel somewhat relaxed. But then, in just three weeks, … Continue reading

Posted in Cat, Feasts, Mass, Roma | 3 Comments

I didn’t mean to leave…

There’s sweet kitty, sitting in the bedroom window.  She is such a good kitty. I didn’t mean to leave.  I am sorry if I worried anyone.  I always think it is rude of others to leave without notice and cause … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Mass, Roma | 11 Comments

Shifting Enthusiasms

The Chicago Peace rose that I love so much.  It has many buds on it and will keep producing beautiful roses, until the heat of summer is fully established, then it will rest for a while until the cooler days … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Clothes, Family, Fear, Gratitude, Mass, Roses, Sobriety | 1 Comment