Garden Surprises

When we left for vacation, I noticed that the lilies and the roses were budding out like crazy. When we got home, the roses had started to bloom, but the lilies were kind enough to wait for me. This is the first year that we’ve had all the lilies growing to full hieght and blooming.…

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If Only Morning Started at Noon

I think God is trying to tell me something. How many bloggers will post this before the end of the day? Probably just enough for me to feel the 2×4 that God typically uses to smack me upside the head. If I did this one thing, I’d make it to Mass more often, we’d get…

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Mother-Daughter Tea and May Crowning

Our tea was a great success! I made some opening comments about Mary, which I’ll add to this post when I’m on the desktop instead of my laptop, and then people had conversations about Mary as our Mother and the Queen of Heaven at their tables. We held a drawing for door prizes and a…

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AYPWIP?

The girls got a Pinky and the Brain DVD from Netflix this week, and we’ve blown right throught it. I think they might pool their Christmas money this year to buy a set of them. (Hooray!) One of my favorite parts of Pinky and the Brain was the “Are you pondering what I’m pondering?” part…

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Blogroll Highlight: Make Someone Happy!

My sister has a blog, and she is feeling lonely. 🙂 She calls herself the Rambling Nurse because she is a baby-catching Labor & Delivery nurse down in Orlando. She has also started homeschooling in the last six months! Hooray! If any of my five readers would like to check out her blog, be sure…

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Humor for Monday

From Good, Clean Funnies. Mrs. Golden was shopping at a produce stand in her neighborhood. She approached the vendor and asked, “How much are these oranges?” “Two for a quarter,” answered the vendor. “How much is just one?” she asked. “Fifteen cents,” answered the vendor. “Then I’ll take the other one,” said Mrs. Golden. ***********************…

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Big Ben, Meet Little Girl

Little Girl was explaining to Hubby about how we fasten her new watch. (She learned to tell time and received the watch as a reward.) Suddenly, in the middle of her stream of words she held the watch strap out flat, placed it across her forehead and declared happily, “Oh, and by the way, Daddy,…

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