Category Archives: Joys of Life

Caturday Thoughts – We Had a Very Full Day

It turned out to be an even fuller day than I imagined when I posted Caturday Thoughts would be a bit delayed. I had a truck full of things from the storage that I unloaded early before I left for … Continue reading

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Shuffle, Shuffle, Shuffle

We have gotten very busy thanks to the delightful upturn in our fortunes. There is a ten by twenty storage unit to be emptied, since now we know we are not moving. Of course summer is here we want to … Continue reading

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The Big Day

For a long time now I have been writing here about having a forever home for the cats. There have been so many problems and setbacks over the years. Now, thanks to my late aunt, who I miss talking to … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Feng Shui of the Bathroom and Other Complications

Bathrooms are problematic in Feng Shui. It’s all those drains, you see, synbolizing draining away not just water and toilet waste but the enegy of whatever life area the bathroom falls in. This was not so much a problem when … Continue reading

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Before I Lay Me Down to Sleep – Compline

In the early centuries of the Church, in addition to the celebration of Mass, it was customary to hold a so-called vigil, a prayer service in three parts, on the night before a feast day. From this vigil service developed … Continue reading

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More Rooms, More Feng Shui Decisions

The way the house is set up at the front is a very large room which is ostensibly a bedroom, I would expect the master bedroom. Size is the only indication, however, as the tiny closet us the same size … Continue reading

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Sunset Meditation – Vespers

Vespers is the sunset evening prayer service in the many denominations liturgies of the canonical hours. The word comes from the Greek ἑσπέρα (“hespera”) and the Latin vesper, meaning “evening”. It is also referred to in the Anglican tradition as … Continue reading

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