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On my way in a couple of hours

Wednesday, November 25, 2015      9 comments

It is 10:30pm and I still have to finish packing. I am leaving the monastery at 4am to catch my flight to Calif. emoticonRead more

Celebration of Life

Saturday, November 21, 2015      4 comments

This is not something we usually get to do, but I will be going to Calif next week for 4 days to be with my family. My sister and her family are holding a Celebration of Life afternoon in honor of Tami. Family and friends are gathering in a pa... Read more

All Saints Day....and there is now another one

Sunday, November 01, 2015      7 comments

Tami died this morning, shortly after midnight. Yes, her boyfriend who took this entire cancer journey with her, got to the hospital in time and was able to say goodbye. Read more

Prayers please

Saturday, October 31, 2015      5 comments

Tami is in the last stages of liver failure, and other organs are shutting down. Her boyfriend is in the air, coming from Dublin, having stayed for their friends wedding at Tami's request. He knew that she was in the hospital, but was not aware ... Read more

Tami cancer update

Friday, October 30, 2015      10 comments

My 34 year old niece, Tami, who has been dealing with cancer for the past 3 years is currently in the hospital. Please hold her in your hearts and prayer... Read more

Scaffolding gone

Tuesday, October 20, 2015      2 comments

Ah, guess no scaffolding to hold lights outside the chapel as I thought might happen. Scaffolding is down and gone, no sign of all the work and expense involved, but chapel is warm and dry! Glad that is finished and we had the support to pay fo... Read more

Election Day....finally

Monday, October 19, 2015      2 comments

Well, we all went and did our civic duty and voted. Now to continue praying that whoever gets elected will take seriously the things they promised for those who are most in need. Of course, I have a preference, and wish, but our prayers do go... Read more

Scaffolding still up

Sunday, October 18, 2015      3 comments

Well, the scaffolding is still up a week after we have finished the roof. Seems the scaffolder has another job,and been having to work double shifts on it. I just told the sisters we could always but christmas lights on it and it would add a w... Read more


Monday, October 12, 2015      4 comments

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Roofers are back

Thursday, October 08, 2015      2 comments

Roofers are back, and are hoping to finish up today. emoticon Been a BIG job. We are due to have really heavy... Read more

No roofers....too much rain

Wednesday, October 07, 2015      2 comments

No roofers today, too much rain. However, the carpet cleaner was here all day and did a good job. Was about 5 years since we last had him. Thought about renting a machine from the store and doing it ourselves, and then took a good look at our... Read more

Lovely fall walk

Tuesday, October 06, 2015      6 comments

4 of us went for a lovely lunch and walk at the beach today, because the carpet cleaners were due today. We had a wonderful time, only to come home and find out he cancelled after we left. Have to reschedule that, and it will not work out as e... Read more

Weather is cooperating for roofers

Wednesday, September 30, 2015      2 comments

The weather this week has been glorious, and the roofers are grateful. They have all the old off, new insulation installed, and are now topping that with solid sheets of 3/4 in plywood. Then a waterproof membrane before they reinstall the meta... Read more

Day of rest

Sunday, September 27, 2015      3 comments

I am glad today is a day of rest! No produce to deal with today, after making 4 batches of concord grape jelly on Saturday with 15 lbs of grapes from a friend. emo... <a href=Read more

Fall produce

Tuesday, September 22, 2015      4 comments

Today we pulled up a lot of the garden plants because it is now getting cold at night, and first frost could be here any morning. We harvested two gia... Read more

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