Friday Fishing…

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Salvatore Mundi…

read the details about this newly discovered Da Vinci painting. … [Read more...]

girly …

... Sometimes I worry blog is too girly. Then I wonder why I worry about it. I mean, I am a girl after all. … [Read more...]

“Like, what’s with all the fellowship bullshit at Mass?”

"You don't feel welcome? Why bother going then? I don't go to Mass with expectations of being the center of attention and accolades for just showing up. I don't expect to have some special welcoming committee glad handing me when I walk in. I don't need to be hugged or have my hand held throughout the Lord's Prayer. I don't want to have to stop and chat after Mass while I'm trying to make my thanksgiving. I'm not there to party."I have the hugest crush on Mr. Nelson. … [Read more...]

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http://www.patheos.com/blogs/thecrescat/2011/07/463.html

on relationship labels…

... or pet names, whatever you call them. My boyfriend this, my husband that. So I was out with my lover. My fiancee and I. blah blah blah. People have names. Repeatedly referring to someone with something other than their legal name makes me think of dingoes. Yes dingoes. … [Read more...]

generous readers…

... in the six years I have been blogging you all have never failed me. When I needed advice or couldn't find the patron saint against calories to invoke his intercession before eating an entire box of doughnuts, you were there. When I was single and seeking you sent me emails of your cousins, son, nephews and that crazy guy you work with who makes obscure sci-fi movie references. Bless you all. When I needed to con my way into the Vatican Blog Meeting you wrote to the event organizer on my … [Read more...]

Never doubt God has a sense of humor. I know for a fact He does …

... Every time I pray for patience He answers my requests by putting me in contact with people who are constantly testing it. These assaults and irritations provide endless opportunities to practice my patience until the day I finally get it right. You can see why I stopped praying for a man ages ago. Good Lord! … [Read more...]

default dating…

... for the most part I am happily single. I enjoy time with my family and friends and not dating keeps things remarkably uncomplicated and free of the dramatic histrionics typically associated with dating. When I really put my mind to it I can convince myself that introducing a male love interest into my social circle would upset the delicate balance of my universe. Bluntly, I am set in my ways. Damn, I sound old. Naturally, my main focus has always been my son. I have to think of both our … [Read more...]


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