I was trying to straighten up some bookshelves a few days ago and realized I had been hoarding magazines. Now, I am not about to let myself get as bad as my maternal grandmother who had magazines (and she subscribed to many) piled up behind things, cascading across the floor, shoved in a basket. etc. … Continue reading Magazines: Save the Best – Get Rid of the Rest
It's currently 98 degrees and sunny. Hanging one load on the line in the sun just about gave me heatstroke so I've retreated to the airconditioned indoors for a while. I've been going through old magazines, ripping out recipes, craft ideas, etc., and throwing the magazine out. I save way too much stuff. I'll sort … Continue reading The answers to all of life’s burning questions…
(Photo taken by my father. His hat next to his friend's name.)
I have seen several examples of people sewing pretty cleaning cloths from fabric scraps, even one example of someone making a reusable towel roll (looks just like a roll of paper towels but made of snap-together cloths). My rags look like rags. You know, the size 2T undershirts, the scraps of a towel that had … Continue reading Cleaning Cloths and a "Found" Hanger
I have a few things I'd like to get off my chest. So, stepping up on the soap box: 1. Hot dogs are not meat and American "cheese" is not cheese. Both are processed stuff that's leftover from making other stuff. 2. Curlers are not an acceptable accessory to any outfit except a robe and … Continue reading Grocery Store Soap Box
Mmmmm... I found this recipe while browsing around and it looked so good I had to try it. Mine turned out fine, but a little underdone. I think the person writing the recipe has a hotter oven. I'm going to increase the cooking time to 35 minutes. The recipe called for 15 to 18 minutes … Continue reading Cream Cheese Danish
I was told about St. Aquilina* while I was on my retreat including the news that her relics had been finally found. When only 18 she was tortured and beaten to death by the Muslims on September 27, 1764 after having steadfastly refused to renounce Christ. Her relics were hidden to avoid defilement by the … Continue reading New-Martyr Aquilina
This video is from an interview that took place in 2000. Since then the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act was passed in 2002. However, in abortionaries around the country babies who are "mistakenly" born alive are still allowed to die after being thrown in a bucket or wrapped up in something and put to the side. … Continue reading "I held him for the 45 minutes that it took him to die."