Category Archives: miscellaneous

A Walk Down Memory Lane

Unbelievably, I just completed my twenty -fifth year of teaching.  The years have been filled with smiles and grimaces, mistakes and victories, tears and great, GREAT joy.  Though some days seemed to go on forever, the years have passed in … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Childhood Memories Prompted by Monsoon

To bring a smile to your face:)

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Mardi Gras Fun

  Mardi Gras Fun: My crazy family!; The man we went to see (on the Horse); The other man we went to see (Hugh Laurie as King of Bacchus), “Camp Roussel” – my maiden name – wonder if we are … Continue reading

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Bacchus Open House

  Today was a beautiful, sunshiny day!  It began with mass at my favorite church on the planet!  Then, the whole extended family met at the “Bacchus Open House” – a preview of the floats for the upcoming Mardi Gras … Continue reading

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Yikes!

I have been blessed with a good metabolism, and I confess that I have taken it for granted for many years – all my life, in fact.   Well, as I get closer and closer to 50, I bet you can … Continue reading

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2014, In the Year of Our Lord

Please read my latest post at NOLA Catholic Experience.

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It Takes Discipline

This new year, I want to try really hard to develop some new good habits.  I did some research on how long it takes to form a new habit, and researchers differ in their findings.  The answers were somewhere between … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, Time’s Man of the Year

Just recently, Pope Francis was named Time Magazine’s “Man of the Year.”  I am glad about it, and happy for the positive publicity for the Catholic Church, however, I question the motives of those that voted to bestow that honor … Continue reading

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Just Thinking Out Loud

Many of you probably think that I’ve dropped off of the planet, or ridden off into the sunset or something.  I’ve (unintentionally – or maybe intentionally) taken a break from writing – at least at my “Catholic Working Mom” blog.  … Continue reading

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Squashing the Blahs

Today was a cold, rainy – generally nasty day here in Southeast Louisiana.  Normally, I would have (most likely) gotten a case of the blahs due to the fact that I seem to need a lot of natural light.  Thinking … Continue reading

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