so continues mantilla week…

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little ripples…

... I was recently reminded of a story a friend shared with me some time ago. She told me about how she remembered, as a little girl, waking up in the morning to find her father kneeling in the kitchen saying his morning prayers before any one else in the house woke up. She told me about the impression that left her with and to this day when she recalls her now deceased father, she immediately pictures him kneeling on the floor in the kitchen. Funny how the simplest acts done with sincere piety … [Read more...]

a new object of obsession…

... Knights of Malta. I hope the boys won't be jealous. … [Read more...]

I guess some times it’s better to remain single…

... thank you Gentleman Farmer for reminding me that. See if you can spot Terry and Thom. I also think I spied Mark in there too. … [Read more...]

mighty mitres and mantillas, batman…

...man I love Fulton Sheen. … [Read more...]

memorial of st. jerome…

CaravaggioI often joke that I want to be a hermit and live in a cave away from people but only if my cave had wifi and I could bring my coffee pot and ipod. Plumbing would be preferable too. Maybe I am confusing a hermit with a pampered recluse. So on those grounds alone I feel an affinity with St. Jerome; that and he was notoriously known for his strong will and nasty temper. So even a pious saint like Jerome has his faults, we all do. In fact, the more seedy and sordid the past the more … [Read more...]

on what woman does this work…

... at the gas station this morning I was hissed at by a truck full of construction workers; "Pssssssst, hey girl." Nothing like starting the day with a tank full of gas, a cup of coffee and a side of sexual harassment. … [Read more...]

without further ado; mantilla week…

Fr Samuel Medley, SOLT of Our Lady of Corpus Christi. … [Read more...]

damn environmentalist…

... if I hear my co-worker complain one more time about me throwing plastic bottles in the trash can I am going to go to their house and burn tires on their front lawn and dump used motor oil down their storm water drains! … [Read more...]


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