Fly-by post to share a few photos from yesterday and last night: Not our cat: Hidden picture: can you see them? I can't believe this baby is now a teenager! [Not-a-Teenager not pictured by request.]
Father has wanted a fish tank forever. He decided to get one for his birthday, and Wednesday (his actual birthday) he got the first eight fish. Everyone has loved looking at them. We've been treated to some lovely sunsets lately. Here you can see the crescent moon too: Moppet has been longing for a BIG … Continue reading Bits and pieces
From this morning's kathisma: Praise the Lord from the earth, you great sea creatures and all deeps, fire and hail, snow and mist, stormy wind fulfilling his word! Mountains and all hills, fruit trees and all cedars! Beasts and all livestock, creeping things and flying birds! [Psalm 148:7-10]
Sorry there hasn't been a blog post in a few days. Things just get busy and by the time I have a chance to write a post, all sorts of things have gotten backed up. Then you get one of these miscellaneous life posts. Moppet picked lots and lots of flowers before, during, and after … Continue reading Bits and pieces
The usual clowning around by the little ones: I'm making a bonnet (and probably booties to match) for the new grandbaby of a friend. The yarn is 85% bamboo and 15% silk. So soft. I finished the main part of the bonnet just before we got to church for Vespers. The horse and sheep were … Continue reading Saturday
The photos speak for themselves. (As usual, I did not take photos during Vespers or Small Compline.) You can find St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Monastery here.
When we got to church before Vespers and walked over to see the puppies, Moppet said, "That's a big dog!" One of the older girls said, "it's a goat!" Actually, it was a sheep. The children naturally went eagerly toward the pen to greet the new arrival but the sheep was clearly skittish. As we … Continue reading Friends