Monthly Archives: June 2010

How I am like a three year old.

Recently I visited some friends who have three children under the age of five.  Like most young children they don’t always respond to their parents’ requests when first asked.  At one point the three year old was lying on the … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

My dad and I didn’t have the best relationship when I was a teen and young adult.  We were both stubborn.  I was an ungrateful daughter who wanted a “cool” dad.  Boy, was I foolish.  When I started to take … Continue reading

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“If ice cream…

“If ice cream is not included in the first date, there probably won’t be a second.” –PG

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Solitude in the Smokies

Finding Solitude in the Smokies The drive down Interstate 75 through southern Kentucky and into northern Tennessee was breathtaking. It was a beautiful, sunny late April day, not too warm — perfect driving weather. I was astounded by the grandeur … Continue reading

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Despise Not Our Petitions

“Despise not our petitions, but in thy mercy, hear and answer them, amen.” I sat on the edge of the bed praying the Memorare, asking the Blessed Virgin to intercede on my behalf, on behalf of my father.  I felt … Continue reading

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Art and Wanita

What’s left of Art’s silver gray hair is disheveled; he wears old gray dress pants, a flannel shirt and a cardigan sweater as he works outside trying unsuccessfully to fix the Christmas lights.   He skipped a button when putting on … Continue reading

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