Bleg!

I saw a post somewhere … I can’t recall where, or I’d go there myself! … that said there is a catalog that summarizes monastery offerings.  I buy coffee from the wonderful monks in Wisconsin, and I’d like to do more of the same.   If you know of a website or a paper catalog that summarizes…

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Monster-Long Shoelaces

Big Girl bought some of those spiral shoelaces for her sneakers last night.  She couldn’t STAND her laces any longer becuase (a) they came untied constantly, and (b) they were WAY too long.  As in when she took them out, they were more than 4 feet long.  (I promise to take a picture and post…

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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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