Archives for March 2011

Link Love and a Request

Hello friends, Just a quick post with some links for things you should check out. I’ve got a few post ideas rattlin’ around in the old tinker, but until then, here are some posts well worth reading! As Lent Wears On by Calah The Culture War going on over at Little Catholic Bubble (over 200 [Read More…]

10 Things about Atticus and I

Betty Beguiles has this great little thing going on today; Ten things about you and your sweetie! Here goes: 10. Atticus and I met for the first time at church. After Mass, on the steps of Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago. The first thing we ever did together was pray a decade of the rosary. [Read More…]

Dear Maggie

You are three months old. I can hardly believe it. I remember so vividly the moment you came into the world and I got to hold you and look into your sweet face. It feels as though it were a million years ago, and yesterday. I met you on December 28th, and I have been [Read More…]

7 Quick Takes Friday

So I watch a lot of TV. I watched some before Maggie was born, and then, since she was born in the dead of winter, I watched A LOT during the first two months of her life. You might be wondering what this has to do with quick takes, so let me end your suspense [Read More…]

A Love Story — Part 1

“And what you thought you came for Is only a shell, a husk of meaning From which the purpose breaks only when it is fulfilled If at all. Either you had no purpose Or the purpose is beyond the end you figured And is altered in fulfillment.”   –TS Eliot This is a love story. An [Read More…]

This, That, and the Other

I thought I’d share some random photos of Maggie from the last few weeks. Here goes: Oh yeah, Aunt Karen is coming to visit!   And since I never posted pictures of Maggie’s room, here are a few. And yes, that is a Disney alphabet poster. I couldn’t resist.   There you have it, the [Read More…]

Taking a Stand

I am a big time wimp. Even as a child, I was terribly afraid of things. Like snakes, and heights, and roller coasters. You know how it’s every kid’s dream to go to the amusement park and ride every roller coaster eight times? I sat on a bench with everyone’s bags and read a book. [Read More…]

Best Things About Lent

*** 6 *** Free Stuff! You know, the ashes, the palms, etc. All the “cultural” Catholics come out of the woodwork for the Masses when they give stuff away. And then sit in my pew. You know, it seems like all of those big days are during Lent. Coincidence, I think not. *** 5 *** [Read More…]

Welcome to the Family

Since today is Ash Wednesday, it seems like a good day to introduce to you all the newest addition to God’s Church, Miss Margaret “Maggie” Gianna Babbs. I wonder if babies can get ashes? Anyone know? [Read more…]

She’s Got Style

  Last week, Betty was asking readers over at Faith and Family Live about their personal “style icons”. She revealed that her icon is the beautiful Grace Kelly. I love the idea of a style icon, (so much I decided to do my own post!) and I’ve tried to have one over the years, yet [Read More…]