Archive | October, 2011

F is for Fatima

This week has been F week. Bella has colored pictures of frogs and flags and firemen and fire trucks and fish. Then today the pilgrim statue of Our Lady of Fatima visited our parish. What a perfect timing! So yes, I also printed off a coloring sheet of Our Lady of Fatima. We went to […]

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PEI or Bust—Our Canadian Honeymoon

In Bar Harbor, Maine on the first night of our honeymoon. Hallie is collecting honeymoon stories. I’ve never written about ours, I don’t think. I wasn’t blogging so much back then. So I thought it would be fun to take this excuse to tramp down memory lane. I’ve been flipping through our photos and there […]

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I’m Going to Set You Free

I haven’t had much time to write this week. Not only has my dad been visiting, but my computer seems to be having power issues and keeps dying at random intervals. I’ve lost a few emails I was in the middle of composing and one rather long blog post. Anyway, today this song came up […]

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Field Trip: Aquarium!

Bella waits while Daddy buys tickets for the train. In the bag are her very important sketch pad, crayons, and pencil. Today Dom took off from work and we all went to the New England Aquarium. By “all” I mean Dom, myself, my sister, and my dad who is visiting from Texas. And the four […]

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September Books

1. A House With Four Rooms by Rumer Godden This is the second part of Godden’s memoirs, a sequel to A Time to Dance, No Time to Weep. Chronically more of her life that bounces between India and England (with speaking tours in the US.) I just love Godden’s writing. I love reading about her […]

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Still Alice

This week I read Still Alice, a book about a Harvard psychology professor who discovers that she has early onset Alzheimer’s disease. I always enjoy reading books set in places I know and the slices of Cambridge alone would have led me to pick it up. It was a very moving story about a terrible […]

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Walking with Fairies

Yesterday I took a walk with these two cute as a button boys. We were joined by a pink fairy…. … and a blue fairy. In this picture the pink fairy has discovered that her fairy shoes were on the wrong feet and that’s why her big toes were hurting. So we all paused while […]

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