St. Raphael the Archangel Patron of Travelers, pray for us. We can’t wait. Early Friday morning we will be taking off to Maine for a long awaited vacation in the woods. We’ll be staying at Sally Mountain Cabins which is where my family stayed about 30 years ago. Just from viewing the website I can […]
I was cleaning up around here after everyone went to bed and I stumbled over Ryan’s sandals. This is not unusual but it did remind me of our camping trip a few weeks ago (stay with me here). I had to, I mean absolutely had to take a shower. I could not envision sticking my […]
Last night we went to a free concert at Hecksher Park. The New York Philharmonic conducted by Xian Zhang performed exquistely under challenging conditions. The weather was just horrible for the musicians. It was so muggy that there was significant condensation on the string instruments. There was an extraordinary young woman, Karen Gomyo, a violin […]
O Beautiful Flower of Carmel, most fruitful vine, splendor of heaven, holy and singular,who brought forth the Son of God,still ever remaining a pure virgin, assist us in our necessity! O Star of the Sea, help and protect us! Show us that you are our Mother!
So last night was Friday night rosary. We had a rather small crowd for us, only four familes. My son Ryan and our friend Dan accompany on the guitar and the violinist is an accomplished young girl named Sara. We meet every Friday at a different house and have pizza and then pray the rosary […]