Two weeks after the first wedding, we had another! Thank heavens the groom’s sweet (and energetic) mother, Mollie, took over the lion’s share of the planning for this one, because I was already overwhelmed with the first. In addition, it was held in his hometown so there wasn’t much on-the-ground work I could do without … Continue reading Elizabeth’s Wedding
Eleanor and A.J. were married May 16th. The weather was rainy and fairly miserable but it did stop raining that evening in time for them to leave for their honeymoon, not under an umbrella. The weather for the next several days was simply dreadful so we wound up being grateful for the weather we had! … Continue reading Eleanor’s wedding
She was an only child, doted on by her parents. She was a Girl Scout at a time when they really were scouts. She'd tell us about going camping for two weeks during which time the weather was mostly rain. They put up tents – not the modern “pop-up” kind, but the kind that needed … Continue reading Grandmother
I originally posted this many years ago, sometime in 2012. I was going through old drafts today and read this and found it funny. If I had to write the same thing today, things would change for babies 6-11, because everything changes once you lose a child. I had lost two babies at the time … Continue reading Evolution
~ I think I may just keep blogging here with photos as the spirit moves me. I just got a bit burned out by posting actual posts with not much feedback (and I am very grateful to those who did comment much of the time!). My day-to-day blogging will be on Instagram.
This evening we celebrated Matins with Lamentations at the tomb of Christ. It's always been one of my favorite services of the year. Ever since Holy Week 2011 when I was mourning our miscarried baby, Innocent, buried the week before, however, it has had special meaning. Isaiah saw the never-setting light of Thy compassionate manifestation … Continue reading “The dead shall arise”