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Feb 11

February 11, 2014

Why Blog?

Cardinal in the rain, February 4, 2014… notice how the buds on the tree are turning red? Until I picked up the camera Tuesday afternoon, I was still in a winter frame of mind.  We were under a winter weather advisory; the rain, pouring down in great sheets, shifted back and forth from ice to rain all day long like a sleeper in the grips of the flu.  And we’re still battling the flu, actually; JM passed it on to…

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Oct 27

October 27, 2013

Playing Mass

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Apr 27

April 27, 2013

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Seven Quick Takes Recovery Edition

  OneI’ve had two quick takes written for the past two weeks, and that’s been about the extent of my ability to think coherently. Otherwise I’ve been nursing, trying to get everybody (including me and my husband) fed, and reading books on my Kindle I’m never going to remember because I’m too tired.  Oh, and watching Food Network.  Will I ever be able to put together a brunch like Bobby Flay? Probably not. Especially since my older kids have started…

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Mar 23

March 23, 2013

Week in Review: Habemus Papam and Beyond

So here’s another “weekly” review which really covers two weeks.  Two “we’re wrapping things up because life has given us a deadline” sort of weeks.  My C-section is officially scheduled for Good Friday at noon.  (I know.)  However, I had contractions that woke me up the other night and kept me up for an hour or so with their regularity… and also I think this breech baby was trying to put his feet through the bottom of my stomach.  Anyway,…

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Feb 15

February 15, 2013

When Lent Comes Early

Yesterday was Ash Wednesday, but I feel like we’ve been in Lent for at least a week already. We took a few days to visit my mom and dad about two weeks ago.  Gareth came down with the flu a couple days before we were supposed to leave and we didn’t know if we would be able to go or not.  Gareth never gets sick, so it surprised all of us (including him) when he spent a day wrapped up…

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