It Looked Lovely, I’m Sure

My parents have a pool with an eight-foot deep end, and the first night we were in Florida, my girls went swimming before dinner.  Big Girl saw that my mother had come out to check on them, and she waved at her and yelled, “Hey, Grandma!  Watch me to a handstand in the deep end!”…

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Extra Picture

I really like this statue outside of Mary, Queen of the Universe Shrine.  It’s from France, originally made in the 1700’s, and stands in the Rosary Garden.  Gazing at it while reciting the Hail, Holy Queen is quite the experience.

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Seven Quickies: Back from Vacation Edition

Hello, Quick-Takers!  Thanks to Jen for being just the bestest hostess ever.  🙂 Here we go! Our family was on vacation last week.  It was HEAVENLY.  My parents like to take their grandchildren on vacations, and normally, Travel Man and I stay home, work, and squeeze in a date.  This time, we decided to take…

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Not the Kind of iMac iLike

At The Corner on National Review Online, Rich Lowry links to a post on NRO’s new health-care blog, which contains this bit: The president has decided — just days before the deadline he himself set for passage of health-care bills in both chambers of Congress — that he wants to create a new and very…

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Change Your View

Carl Anderson, Worthy Knight, has some words for us to remember as we read the Holy Father’s New encyclical, which teaches us about Catholic Social Justice (or, specifically, charity – love).  In an article found at Headline Bistro, we see that Anderson lives up to his title of Worth Supreme Knight: Pope’s new encyclical asks…

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IT’S HERE!!

No…not the Wells Fargo Wagon… “Caritas in veritate” “ENCYCLICAL LETTERCARITAS IN VERITATEOF THE SUPREME PONTIFFBENEDICT XVITO THE BISHOPSPRIESTS AND DEACONSMEN AND WOMEN RELIGIOUSTHE LAY FAITHFULAND ALL PEOPLE OF GOOD WILLON INTEGRAL HUMAN DEVELOPMENTIN CHARITY AND TRUTH”

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How Can It Be?

My baby turns eight today!   Instead of a little girl, Little Girl is becoming a big girl.   It’s hard to believe sometimes.

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