Tag Archives: Lent

Decoration Decorum

“How early do you start shopping/decorating for the holidays?” Shopping! How I miss the hustle and bustle of shopping centers decorated to the hilt and finding just the right gift for just the right person! I have been some distance … Continue reading

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Spring to Easter

The topics this week are about getting out of the house since it is Spring, or to talk about Easter. Since this will be posting on Good Friday, I will go for both. I am generally not an outdoorsy person … Continue reading

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Mercy

I’m going to get a little serious this week, on our free week, I’d like to talk about mercy. When a new cat entered our lives a few years ago, I asked my husband to name her. He had insisted … Continue reading

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Spirit of Advent

We are to write about Advent this week. I never celebrated Advent when I was growing up; my family was far from religious. When I chose to enter the Catholic Church, I put up Advent wreaths of three purple, one … Continue reading

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Time to Get My Ash in Gear

Whoa!  Part of my post disappeared.  I hope it comes through.  Don’t want to have to re-edit a THIRD time! Happy Ash Wednesday! Do you say “Happy Ash Wednesday”?  What exactly is Ash Wednesday?  And why is it called Ash … Continue reading

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Fat Tuesday!

Today is Fat Tuesday- or Mardi Gras- it’s a last hurrah before Lent starts tomorrow. I’ve been in three Krewes and I love the parading and balls that come with the season. I’m not currently in a Krewe since I … Continue reading

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A Plethora of Holidays and Events

What a week!! Monday was President’s Day. The sad thing about that to me is that our county offices don’t close for the holiday and it chaps my hide every year. These men served our country and we should be … Continue reading

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