Students, Students, Students

I am in the middle of my big push.  November 1 deadlines have been met and now we’re on to November 15th.  Then, we head right into December 1 deadlines before getting all the January 1 goals met before the holidays.  Also, there are term papers due.  I am working on Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert…

Back Home

I got up early this morning and headed back to LA from Ojai because I was scheduled to serve as subdeacon at our 10:30 Mass.  (Ray left last night to attend a fund-raiser for our Diocese.)  After church, we met our friend David for lunch, a movie, then a post-movie snack.  We had a lot of…

A Great Day

Liz and Ron’s living space is getting more and more organized. I spent the first part of today helping Liz clean and get things in place in the 1958 Spartan that is the next big project in their “little home” living experiment. It sits right next to their little house and will provide an office…

Ojai Again

We are up here for a couple of days, helping daughter Liz and her fiancé Ron get their little house details squared away. I am the helper; Ray is the leader on this aspect of the project. Today was centered on electricity and plumbing repair. Their little house is adorable. Sarah, Gregorio, Luna and Nico…

All Souls’ Day

Today was All Souls’ Day. I served in church at the 7:30 pm Mass and listened as the names of people who have died and been recorded in our parish’s Chantery Book were read out for the months of January through April. We were having three Masses so each time four months worth of names…