**1 ** It was my own fault. Last night, Eric and I decided to watch some tv. He had a long day at work, I had a long day cleaning and baking for the PARTY tonight, so we both wanted to just veg for a while before bed. Then IT happened. I turned on the … More 7 Quick Takes Friday
There are a lot of people throwing their two cents into the ring as Halloween approaches. I recently mentioned Halloween in the tongue-in-cheek post about “A Day Without A Scantily Clad Woman” this October 31st. Many reasonable Christians disagree, often with very articulate reasons, about whether or not Christians should celebrate Halloween, as it currently … More All Hallows’ Eve and All Saints’ Day
For the baby I would have had this week. Pray for us Michael, pray for us all. One Art by Elizabeth Bishop The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. Lose something every day. Accept the fluster of … More
Atticus and I have not shunned Halloween. Instead we’re choosing to focus on this day as a Church holiday, because, after all, that’s what it is. It is All Hallow’s Eve, which means, the eve of all holy souls. Now October 31 is the day before November 1. November 1 is the feast of All … More A Halloween Proposition
Visit Jen to see more quick takes and thank this wonderful hostess! ** 1 ** Today is the quintessential fall day — blustery, somewhat rainy, and cool. The perfect day for copious amounts of tea, crocheting, and reading Jane Austen. Organic Chai and Emma are calling my name. ** 2 ** I love the Gilmore … More 7 Quick Takes Friday
October is Support a Catholic Speaker Month, being sponsored by Fallible Blogma. Check out the site to learn more; there are still Catholic Speakers who aren’t being represented. You too, can be part of Support a Catholic Speaker Month! Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC is a convert to Roman Catholicism. Before his conversion, Fr. Calloway had … More Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC
I’m very flattered and humbled that I’ve been chosen for my very first blog award! It’s called the Dragon’s Loyalty Award — I was gifted by the wonderful Rebecca at Feel My Love — for my loyal reading and commenting on her blog. Rebecca and I share a love of college football, though we do … More First EVER Blog Award!