Saturday, July 21, 2018


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Let your father and mother be glad,

And let her rejoice who gave birth to you.

Proverbs 23:25

My mother and my sister who were 

visiting my cousins in Rhode Island.

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

20 July

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I got a chance to walk about Beacon Hill before work one morning.

The window boxes are just so beautiful.

I absolutely love Beacon Hill.

I've been searching for a bedroom rug for years

and I finally found one while shopping at Home Goods.

It was a great price...though still a little more dear than I would have preferred.

It was so worth it and has just the right amount of just the right colours.

Tucker likes it as well.

We had a crazy storm Tuesday evening.

It rained as hard as it ever could rain.

All the commuters (including my husband and I)

were drenched.

When we finally got home and dried off

the sunset and clouds were pretty spectacular.

My geraniums are blooming beautifully out on the porch

They look so pretty.

My daughter bought me this sweet little vintage stationary

for Mother's Day.

I found a pillow that matches it perfectly!

It's on the rocking chair in the kitchen

and it is so cheery!

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Sunday, July 15, 2018

seeking Sabbath

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God has made everything appropriate to its time,

but has put the timeless into their hearts so they cannot find out,

from beginning to end, the work which God has done. 

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Friday, July 13, 2018

Family Friday

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I spent a day this week with my favorite boy ever.

Joe and I went up to New Hampshire to a party

for my best friend's son.

He turned 21.

This is him when he was 8!

Speaking of birthdays...

Jack's birthday was last week as well and we celebrated with a little bit of cake and ice cream.

It isn't my daughter Bonnie's birthday but...

she looked so beautiful at camp that I took a candid shot of her.

I have been looking for a home church since I returned to the

Catholic church in February.

I think I have finally found it.

Wouldn't you know its the very same church I grew up in.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

through the looking glass

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I found an old brick while walking the shore of a morning. 

What is it about a circle that makes us look through?

As if we could see another world on the other side...

or at least another perspective.

Monday, July 9, 2018

High tide

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The Fourth of July was hot and sticky on this very tiny sort-of-an-island.

We went to the beach at high tide when there was less beach and more people.

The water was as warm as it gets and swimming was wonderful.

Then we went home for a cold roasted chicken dinner

with corn bread, honey and a salad.

When dusk fell we walked through the wooded path,

across the golf course and over to the jetty to watch the fireworks.

Which were fantastic this year!

The best I've ever seen. 

I hope you all had a happy Fourth.

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Sunday, July 8, 2018


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 You need endurance to do the will of God.

Hebrews 10:36

My sister has stage 4 colon cancer in her sacrum. d

She was diagnosed with colon cancer about 8 years ago.

She had surgery, chemotherapy, and 7 years cancer free.

And then it returned in her sacrum...which is the triangular bone at the bottom of the spine.

She went through more chemo...

she's now on daily pills and a medication that is administered through a port.

We don't know what God has planned

but I do know that she has endurance.

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Saturday, July 7, 2018

Go outside Saturday

Chicory along the path to the beach

interspersed with this little white flower whose name I cannot recollect

It does look pretty behind the pink and white beach roses

the purple chicory and the pine and silvery greens.

Moths and butterflies flitter and float

here and there a bumblebee makes his way by...

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