Double Digits

Max, The moment you were born and I heard you cry, I don’t think I’ve ever been happier. Then someone yelled, “It’s a boy!” and everything lit up.  It was as if I had waited my entire life for those words, for that second, for you. And...

Two Left Feet

Hand-me-downs are great.  I’m a HUGE fan.  They also create strange “problems” such as 12 pairs of pants and only 3 shirts.  Or 7 coats all of the same size.  Or a swimsuit for each day of the week ( we live in SOUTH DAKOTA). Currently, Ellie has 3...

Easter-ly

My friend Cecilia made a wonderful observation a few years back. “Vigils are a wonderful idea, in theory, but for mother’s? It’s a nightmare.” At the time, I didn’t agree.  Sure, things ended late and kiddos were tired but the Vigils are...

Triduum

Triduum – The Three Days; Begins the evening of Holy Thursday in remembrance of the Last Supper, extends through Good Friday and culminates with the Great Easter Vigil.  It recalls the passion, death, burial, and resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ.   HOLY...