Big Night for Little Girl

Tonight is Little Girl’s First Confession.  She is really nervous about speaking to the priest (she is incredibly shy around adults), but is looking forward to being forgiven.  Unfortunately, children making their first Confession at our parish do not have the option of an anonymous Confession; they must make a face-to-face Confession.  I sincerely wish…

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Message to my seven(!) readers

I spent nearly two weeks away, and spent (during that time) about 15 minutes on Bloglines.  If you tagged me for something, please leave me a message.  I just deleted about 400 posts in Bloglines because I simply cannot read it all. Thanks. [By the way, thanks to the “followers” widget from Blogger, I know…

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Gas (Updated)

I noticed that gas is at $1.78 at the lowest (between here and Wal Mart, anyway), and we saw it as low as $1.63 in the land of corn. (Virginia has up to 10% ethanol, just like in the corn belt.) I’ll be posting again on the price when I get back from dropping off…

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By the Way

Our family trip turned out differently than we thought it would, since God saw fit to put down more than 4 feet of snow in the Black Hills of South Dakota.  We cancelled the rental minivan and the hotel rooms and settled in for a week of visiting in Yankton and Wessington Springs, where Travel…

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FOCA

President-Elect Obama has promised to sign the Freedom of Choice Act, something that would wipe out all Pro-Life advances with one penstroke. Find out more here, and sign the petition to stop FOCA.  (The site has the video to go with the text below.) Sign the Fight FOCA Petition Over 100,000150,000 signatures! Barack Obama is now…

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Cabin Fever Silliness

The afternoon of November 5, our family packed up Travel Man’s magic Matrix with our vacation supplies and left for South Dakota.  We spent two and a half days in the car on the way out, then three days in the car on the way back.  We were a bit stir-crazy, and some of the…

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