Category Archives: Our Catholic Family Life

Posts specific to our Catholic Family life, trying to become what we are.

Busy, busy, busy, busy, busy!

It’s been a busy time around here! For the past couple of months I’ve been knee-deep in sewing costumes for the “Children’s Choir” in our local theater’s production of The Sound of Music.  That has “morphed” in my being the … Continue reading

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Burdens and Books…

So much for my plans to spend more time on this blog again! I received a text from a friend last night asking if I was alright.  I’d been quiet lately.  Yes, I am well.  Trying to stay busy.  Wanting … Continue reading

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my weekly mission and the annual mission

This is a busy mission week!  Of course, there is my weekly (daily, hourly) mission to my family, the children and their homeschool in particular, but also this week is our parish’s annual mission. This is a busy week in … Continue reading

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The Numbers

I thought I’d post “the numbers”…
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Advent

Our Advent has gotten off to a slower start than last year, but we’re plugging along. While I’ve mixed up sugar cookie dough, I haven’t actually made any yet.  I’ll get to it… eventually. For our Jesse Tree, I purchased … Continue reading

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All Saints Day

According to Catholic Encyclopedia,  All Saints Day is…. Solemnity celebrated on the first of November. It is instituted to honour all the saints, known and unknown, and, according to Urban IV, to supply any deficiencies in the faithful’scelebration of saints’ feasts during the year. …  In the early days the Christians were accustomed … Continue reading

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Science and Religion (and Math)

I have mentioned here that I have enrolled my kids in some online courses this year.  I thought I’d take some time to talk about how they are working out for us. The first one is from Catholic Science dot … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Chief!

On this date in 1962 – Cuban missile crisis: Adlai Stevenson shows photos at the UN proving Soviet missiles are installed in Cuba. Uganda joins the United Nations. Nelson Mandela is sentenced to five years in prison. Chief was born in Stuttgart, Germany! Happy Birthday, hun!! One thing that Chief said … Continue reading

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Surely not already!

Surely, not already! Continue reading

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The Return of…

… please come see! Continue reading

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Busy, Busy…

I’m busy, busy, busy.  Lots of stuff going on over the next several days.  I have a long, long list to accomplish.  I’ll let you in on the details of the busy-ness when things come together and I have more … Continue reading

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Mom vs. The Playground

Well!  The playground wins! Fourth of July fireworks is a dad-and-kids activity/event at our house.  Dad takes the kids out to see the fireworks while mom stays home. For months, TheBoy has been talking about seeing fireworks (though I doubt … Continue reading

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Eye-Opening Visit

Oh how I loved spending time with my granddaughter and her family!  Every morning we had Garinion/grandma time.  After her morning feeding, I would take the baby and let the kids get some much needed sleep.  I usually got about … Continue reading

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Three Generations

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The Grandma-razzi Begins

well, in this case, it was my mostly son behind the camera and not grams! 🙂

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