My friend Maryhelen has posted some unusual happenings as of late. A skunk attack while she was hiking, an uninvited bear visit to the community of Fossil. These give me fodder for fun. You see, Maryhelen and have shared some interesting and challenging life events. And we have a mutual history going back to our childhood … Continue reading C minus (almost) 3 but who is counting…why am I posting ridiculous things about Maryhelen?
The last couple of weeks I have met many new Camino friends. Women who set out solo or in pairs to walk the same path of the Camino Frances in early September have made connections with each other through Buddy System on the Camino, APOC and the Portlandia Chapter of APOC. Interesting how you … Continue reading C minus 6 But who is counting.
Its so quiet in the house right now. Luke and I stopped at Starbucks on the way to his first day as a junior in high school. We parked the big pickup in the far parking lot and I watched him walk away, his University of Oregon backpack hanging squarely on his broad shoulders and … Continue reading C minus 9 but who is counting Are you prepared to walk the camino?
Novena in Honor of the Holy Feet of JesusDay One – With Mary and Joseph we adore the Infant Feet of Jesus (Lk. 2: 8-19)Beloved Jesus, your infant feet, cared for and adored by Mary and Joseph, were a visible sign of your innocence and purity. May we strive always to imitate your innocence and … Continue reading Novena in honor of the Holy Feet of Jesus
I put on my boots today updated Aug 23, 2015Reaching into my closet with my good arm while the rest of my body was squeezed between the rocking chair and the closet door may not have been the greatest idea. I was stiff and hurting if not from the Parkinsons Disease which is progressing through my … Continue reading I put on my boots today updated Aug 23, 2015
When I was a little girl, coming home from shopping meant trying everything on again to show dad. Today was my "try it on day". So, Dad what do you think?It's important to me to know what Dad thinks. Shortly before he passed away in December Dad reminded me. "Carol do what you want to … Continue reading C minus 14 but who is counting…trying my stuff out.
Getting up off the bedroom floor and looking down at the carpet I see the complete shape of my body. It's an outline left from my sweat. I would have drowned in that pool if the carpet had not been there to soak it up!Just a few minutes before, I came in from the walk … Continue reading C minus 17, but who is counting