Archive For October 30, 2013

NaNoWriMo, Insanity, and Inspiration

So, I might just be completely insane, but I’ve signed up to participate in NaNoWriMo. That’s National Novel Writing Month, for those of you who (like me a year ago) have never heard of it.  Participants sign up to write a 50,000 word novel in the 30 days of November. That’s 1666.66667 words a day….

Imaginary Friends

When we shipped the oldest three off to school in August, Boo was left at loose ends. As the youngest of four, she’s simply never had to play by herself. This has left me a little ragged. I do not believe that mothers are meant to be playmates, yet I completely understand her boredom. So,…

Celebrating the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

I’m kicking myself for failing to purchase the book I heard about a few months ago that gave ideas for celebrating the liturgical calendar in the home, and as the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary drew near, I tried over the weekend to think of a meal that would mark the celebration. So…

The Fruit of an Upbraiding

Very recently, a Sister in Christ who was once a friend said some very hurtful things to me.  It’s been a long time since such a thing has happened, but goodness knows humility’s not my strong suit, so the occasional upbraiding is probably well deserved. Since the purpose of this blog is to write about the good,…

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