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Easter Monday
Monday, April 06, 2015      4 comments

We continued our tradition here at the monastery. Easter Monday is when we have brunch together after Morning Prayer. It is a leisurely time with all the old standby favorites, bacon, waffles, eggs, fruit salad, coffee. A meal we all look forw... Read more
Easter Dinner
Sunday, April 05, 2015      6 comments

I was the cook today, and we just finished our dinner...11 of us to celebrate together. I tried a new ham recipe that was absolutely delicious. ... Read more
Much needed rain has arrived
Saturday, March 21, 2015      3 comments

The rain we need badly has arrived. It will not make up for the missing snow pack of this year, but at least the rain will help. Here is hoping and praying all of those still dealing with ... Read more
Done and sent
Thursday, March 19, 2015      5 comments

Well, after some more back and forth, got the US file accepted electronically at the site I liked the best. ... Read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015      5 comments

Good grief, I just spent days trying to get ready to file my tax reports. This is way too complicated. ... Read more
Less than 5000 points finally
Wednesday, March 11, 2015      4 comments

Well, with the new spark points levels, the higher you get, the larger the groupings. This last time they made changes I suddenly had several more levels than before. ... Read more
Busy day today
Monday, March 09, 2015      5 comments

Today was a first. This is the year celebrating men and women in consecrated life. So, today we hosted a day of prayer and sharing for the men and women of our diocese. There were 5 different communities represented, with 31 people here for t... Read more
Delicious winter salad
Sunday, March 01, 2015      5 comments

For those wondering about salads in the winter, when lettuce is really expensive, and not that nutritious, here is what we had today. It was filled with goodness and tasted just wonderful. I posted it so we could have the nutrition count as we... Read more
New glasses
Friday, February 20, 2015      7 comments

Well, needed new glasses, and after taking someone with me, since I cannot see very well without my glasses, we found some frames on sale I really liked. Glass lenses wee expe... Read more
Wednesday, February 18, 2015      0 comments

Thanks for all the birthday greetings and wishes. emoticon ... Read more
Mardi Gras and Birthday celebration
Tuesday, February 17, 2015      3 comments

OK, for those of you who already know, you are is NOT my birthday. emoticon It is actually tom... Read more
Monday, February 16, 2015      5 comments

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Replaced our car
Wednesday, February 11, 2015      3 comments

Ah, the time had come. Our 92 Ford Escort finally had to be replaced. On Monday, we spend 15 minutes trying to take out all the water that had leaked into the inside wheel well storage, and then soaked the back seats as well. Given the engine... Read more
Full House at the Museum
Monday, February 09, 2015      2 comments

We had a wonderful day at the museum. We skipped the sleep in, and left early (about 70 minute drive from the monastery to the museum in Victoria). Good thing! We got there just before it opened, and easily found parking. (Good grief, museum... Read more
Monday Feb 9
Monday, February 09, 2015      5 comments

Tomorrow is a legal holiday in BC: Family Day. The Royal BC Museum is having free admission (savings of $16 for general admission, and $11 for seniors). So all 7 of us in the community are heading to the Museum in Victoria for the day. Us, a... Read more

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