Stories by Carol

Christmas Eve

We knew it would happen. It still came as a shock when it did: Christmas at home by ourselves. We went to a 4 pm Mass and ate a humble dinner. I will admit that I have not been attending Mass regularly at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Hermiston. A pandemic of lengthyContinue reading “Christmas Eve”

Birthday Weekend

Charlie’s Birthday Weekend Nothing is more discomforting than having your husband turn 69 and not being able to get out of the house to purchase a present, or even a card.  What’s a girl to do?  Pull something out of your hat! Quick! I called my friend Laura and asked if she and her 2ndContinue reading “Birthday Weekend”

Left-over  vs leftovers

What do you think when you hear the word “left-over”? Is it different than the word leftovers? What did I have for dinner that would make a good lunch for today? ` What’s in the fridge that was great last night and will taste even better than the first time around. Moms’ meatloaf! Put itContinue reading “Left-over  vs leftovers”

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