Some photos taken of Mittens before we went home after the Akathist (I got to stay for a little of Mother Gabriella's talk).
I took photos during the bringing out of the cross at Vespers, but I'll include those for tomorrow's post on the Sunday of the Cross.
The dress Take 2 is done and I'm wearing it now, but haven't really taken photos in it yet. You can still see her baby face here: Moppet gave Indy a lecture the other morning. "Don't scratch people. That's bad. If you don't scratch them, then they'll like you. Don't bite. That's bad. If you're … Continue reading Bits and pieces
We just wrapped up Cheesefare yesterday and now the Great Fast has begun. I felt like Forgiveness Vespers was unusually well attended this year. Mittens fell asleep shortly after it began which meant I was actually able to stay inside for the whole service. Everyone has been enjoying watching the little puppies grow up week … Continue reading Wrapping up Cheesefare
As I mentioned in my last post we spent yesterday in the vicinity of Washington, TX. The morning we spent at St. Paraskevi Orthodox Monastery, picking up candles for our parish, talking to Gerontissa, and of course, playing with the resident dogs. This is Kali: While we were there a family came requesting their oldest … Continue reading Monastery Visit
This morning we drove over to Washington, TX to visit St. Paraskevi Monastery. Afterward we drove just down the road to Washington on the Brazos State Park. We all enjoyed the house (a two-story dogtrot built in the 1830's, home of the last president of the Republic of Texas) and the farm, complete with chickens, … Continue reading Visiting a 19th Century Farm