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Can’t Seem To Get Over Shame

I posted on the 13th about looking forward to going to my book club meeting.  It was a good and lively meeting, and I enjoyed it.  Until I was driving home, that is.  Then I began to feel as though I … Continue reading

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.   Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,700 times in 2011. If it were a NYC … Continue reading

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Poetry Tuesday – TO SAINT LUKE

Back in 1993, I was teaching Church History to the grade elevens at a Catholic girls’ school, and in the early part of the course we studied The Acts of the Apostles, written by St. Luke.  I love that book of … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday – LILACS IN SEPTEMBER – Katha Pollitt

LILACS IN SEPTEMBER Shocked to the root like the lilac bush in the vacant lot by the hurricane– whose black  branch split by wind or rain has broken out unseasonably into these scant ash- colored blossoms lifted high as if … Continue reading

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Some Quick Takes – Sept. 9, 2011

  ONE I have avoided this blog entirely–haven’t come here for weeks on end.  I couldn’t bring myself to talk about the Big Decision that had been hanging over us for a while and finally had to be made.  We have … Continue reading

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{pretty happy funny real} April 28, 2011

This week has been full of ups and downs, but mostly downs, due to Ricardo’s increasing weakness.  For a long time I have refused to worry about what might be ahead for us, and rightly so, because I know for … Continue reading

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