Addendum

Mardi Gras continued: As Susan was leaving Mass on Mardi Gras, she ran into a mutual acquaintance.  This friend asked about her plans for the evening and wondered aloud if she would be someplace where “people got naked and the police showed up.” She...

Happy Feaster

I think Gemma said it first. “Happy Feaster!” Everyone else has taken it up and is using it liberally. ┬áIt’s just so perfectly perfect as Easter is the Mother of all feasts. We’ve eaten candy until we were sick (or, in Philip’s case, did...

Masquerade!

It seems fitting on the final Wednesday of Lent to discuss Mardi Gras.  Fitting if not a little late. We’ve had things. However, the record should show that Mardi Gras 2014 was the year: -We started the day off right with a trip to Jerry’s Cake...

Appointed

For many and sundry reasons, our kids have not frequented a doctor.  Yes, when sick, we take them in but they have to really, really need it.  This has resulted in a few unforeseen consequences.  First, they have no fear of needles as they...

Hair Raising

We are wrapping up 2 days of Jac being gone.  It included 2 nights away as well, one of which was filled with a puking Gemma.  Now, I am fullyl aware of and pray for those spouses who handle deployments and exteneded absenses.  Those folks are...