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Catholic Family Vignettes

A collage of literary snapshots from the life of a large traditional Catholic family

Date

February 10, 2008

A few updates…

Looking for a new meatless recipe for Lent? Check out my recipe for Shrimp with Penne Pasta and Vegetables in Fast Food!

Check out the latest project in the Needle Tatting Gallery!

Still fighting…

…the flu, that is! Egads, this thing is long-lived. Yesterday, my dear husband fought a fever all day. Today Clementine is down. The little ones continue to cough, but have been fever free for the past 3 days. I was finally able to attend Mass for the first time in nearly two weeks.

Total number of family members who attended Mass last Sunday: 3

Ash Wednesday: 0

This Sunday: 3

The lingering coughs still shake the rafters…thus far Arthur, Galahad and Mom remain uninfected. Keep praying, dear friends!! This stuff is bound to pass soon enough.

On a slightly more hopeful note, look what I spied peeking up through the dirt:

The recent rain and springlike weather seems to have awakened these “sleepers.” The problem? Yesterday it was 50 degrees. Today it is 15 and it feels like -3.

Poor little daffodils…hope they can survive this…

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