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Dad's Birthday
Wednesday, February 24, 2021      7 comments

My Dad is 95 today. The family is having a ZOOM birthday party for him later tonight. He's been through the depression and served state-side during WWII. He was the 1st in his family to go to college. He and Mom raised 9 children. H... Read more
Sunny and 'Warm'
Tuesday, February 23, 2021      12 comments

Today was sunny and 'warm'! Warm, I know, is relative. Temperatures in the 40's is a welcome relief from that of teens and single digit which has been the more recent norm. It was enjoyable to walk outdoors without concern of ice.... Read more
Eucharistic Devotions
Monday, February 22, 2021      8 comments

Our parish is having Eucharistic Devotions until 7PM. It was very peaceful and welcoming to be able to spend quiet time today in the presence of the Lord in Church.... Read more
Sunday Peace
Sunday, February 21, 2021      10 comments

I'm spending a peaceful day at home. After Church, I came home and read. Then I took a nap and called my children.... Read more
Great Day
Saturday, February 20, 2021      9 comments

It's been a great day. This morning I was able to participate in a hybrid (in person and virtual) women's Christian conference. I chose virtual rather than driving several hours. This afternoon my daughter came to visit. I'm looking forwa... Read more
Fish Fry
Friday, February 19, 2021      8 comments

I spent the afternoon working as part of the preparation crew for the Friday Fish Fry at my Church. We will be hosting one every Friday during Lent. Due to Covid restrictions, it is carry-out only. I had shrimp, cabbage & noodles, and coleslaw. ... Read more
Paint Party
Thursday, February 18, 2021      8 comments

Had an enjoyable evening at a ZOOM paint party. We created, with paints, a picture of a vase of flowers. Tondi is a wonderful instructor. I'm hopeful that the day is coming soon when in-person get togethers will be more frequent than ZOO... Read more
Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, February 17, 2021      10 comments

Our Church had traditional Ash Wednesday services (except for social distancing and masks). It was good to hear the organist playing. To have a glimmer of normalcy is refreshing. ... Read more
Snow
Tuesday, February 16, 2021      11 comments

Most of the day, I've been watching the snow fall while being cozy in my apartment. It's much more beautiful from this perspective. We got less than half the predicted amount. As it had stopped a couple of hours before I usually go to the ... Read more
? Blizzard
Monday, February 15, 2021      15 comments

When I left for the pool tonight, there was no falling snow and sidewalks were fairly clear. Coming back home, there was ~ 1/2 inch of snow on the sidewalk! By the time I got into the apartment building (~ 1/4 mile) I was coated with snow.... Read more
Valentine
Sunday, February 14, 2021      9 comments

Was able to share the day (phone/text/ZOOM) with all five of my children, all eight siblings, Dad, several grandchildren (7 of the 12) 2 cousins and a few nieces and nephews. It was a very good day. ... Read more
Bible Conference
Saturday, February 13, 2021      9 comments

Most the day I've been listening to Cardinal Studios Bible Summit. Many of the sessions are insightful. It's similar to a retreat (but not in-person). ... Read more
Massage
Friday, February 12, 2021      11 comments

I went for a massage today. It was an excellent way to 'wind down'. Then I went shopping. Looking forward to a quiet weekend.... Read more
Busy Evening
Thursday, February 11, 2021      11 comments

6 PM - pool 7 PM - Franciscan meeting 8 PM - ZOOM family meeting 9 PM - business meeting 9:45 PM - bed Good-night... Read more
Snow
Wednesday, February 10, 2021      13 comments

After Church, there was light snow falling. Again, going to and from the pool, there was snow falling. There was no appreciable accumulation. Outside temperature is in the high teens. I was glad to be otherwise indoors, warm, having a ... Read more

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