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Wonderful Celebration
Monday, August 10, 2015      8 comments

We had our annual outdoor liturgy celebrating the feast of St. Clare. We do it the Saturday closest to the actual date (Aug 11). The forecast rain held off just until it was over and the chairs and tables returned. We had about 250 people cele... Read more
Short Visit
Wednesday, July 29, 2015      7 comments

This photo of Mom and I was taken at 6 am ... you can tell we are both morning people. ... Read more
Great Loss
Friday, July 10, 2015      8 comments

emoticon At 4:45 this evening, our franciscan chaplain who lives across the street was coming to join us for even... Read more
Hot weather to continue
Friday, July 03, 2015      3 comments

Just saw the extended forecast for the 16 days.... emoticon ... Read more
Hot Dry Weather continues
Thursday, July 02, 2015      4 comments

The unusually hot weather with total lack of rain continues here on the southern end of Vancouver Island. Looked at the thermometer just a little while ago and it was 102 F or 39 C. Now, for us, this is really hot at this time of the year. Our... Read more
Packing to leve Cincinnati
Monday, June 29, 2015      7 comments

Had a wonderful celebration with the sisters here. It is 11pm, and I just finished packing for a 4:30 am start tomorrow to head back home to BC.The weather here was wonderful...well, ok there was lots of rain. But it was so nice coming from our ... Read more
Unexpected Trip
Tuesday, June 23, 2015      3 comments

Had a wonderful retreat last week and was so glad for the time. An unexpected (but a wonderful surprise) has come up. I will be flying to Cincinnati on Tuesday for a week. The sisters there at St Clare's Monastery are celebrating 25 years of ... Read more
Friday, June 12, 2015      4 comments

Mom is out of the hospital and feeling better. She will wait and do a consult with her own doctor at home when she gets there next week regarding the compression fracture. Thanks for all your prayers! I will be off the computer for a week sin... Read more
Pleas pray for my Mom
Thursday, June 11, 2015      7 comments

My Mom (almost 87) is on holiday with my sister. They are in Florida house sitting my brother's place while he and his wife are in Paris for their 25th Wedding Anniversary. On Sunday she was trying to step backwards (she does NOT do this well,... Read more
Saturday, June 06, 2015      5 comments

Have been having real problems walking the past 10 days. Naproxen barely touches the pain on the top of my left foot. Tried switching shoes, etc. Went to the doctor today.... pretty sure it is metatarsal tendonitis. Ice the foot, take the na... Read more
Best Summer Salad I have made in years
Tuesday, June 02, 2015      4 comments

Just tried a new recipe for the group for a special dinner. Our pastor is being transferred next month, and we are really going to miss him. ... Read more
How nice!
Thursday, May 28, 2015      5 comments

I finally, after a couple of months trying, got a 25 on the log in spin today! YEAH! emoticon... Read more
Job well done
Saturday, May 23, 2015      5 comments

Well, we cleaned out the carport today. What a huge job! But some other things came first! Lacking storage space, we found a solution on sale....oh here comes the saga! Two of us managed to assemble a 7 x 7 resin shed for the garden too... Read more
Away for 10 days
Friday, May 01, 2015      3 comments

I will be flying to South Carolina early Saturday morning. emoticon I leave our monastery at 5 am, and will not... Read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015      5 comments

I was able to go to the pool today for the senior's aqua fit classes. emoticon I love being in the water, an... Read more

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