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Catholic Canada: Madonna House, Combermere, Ontario

(This is the last in a 1, 2, 3-part installment on our July road trip through Ontario)

On one morning in July when a little bit of work was being done to the cottage, we decided to head on a day trip to… 379 more words

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Sr Ethel - A Lesson in Humility

8 years ill with CBD …

Listen here to the Sunday Sitdown Chat between Charl Leslie and Sr Ethel Normoyle of Missionvale Port Elizabeth:



Our new Daughter from Finland

If you read my last blog, you know that I recently sent my middle child off to University! I had gone from a Mom to three down to just one. 492 more words

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All I Learned About Life From My 4th Grader as She Heads Off to School

She bounces when she walks.  It is an outward sign of her inward joy.

And she has so much of it.

I don’t know how it happened.   1,047 more words

Happy Birthday to Me!

I had a birthday at the end of July. I don’t like this “getting older” stuff. Not one bit! But, it’s nice to have great friends you can get together with and drink Birthday Cake Martinis. 58 more words

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Mountain family and food traditions just 3 generations back

Married at ages 11 and 14. Child brides. Where? Some far off place like India? Afghanistan? Sure, but also here in the U.S. not far from where I live, and not that long ago. 935 more words

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The Not So Brilliant Side of Marriage

I have been married for a little more than five years. Husband is my best friend and I love him very much and I have never regretted getting married.  553 more words

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