The Wait is Over

April 26, 2011 at 10:18 am

So Lent is finally over… and being Catholic, I was supposed to give something up. In all my 34 years, I’d never given anything up for Lent before, but this year I was bound and determined to actually follow through. I decided to give up buying clothes/shoes/accessories for myself. (I’ve tried giving up sweets before, but with my insatiable sweet-tooth, that is just impossible.) I know what you’re probably thinking: how on earth did you […]

Song Challenge: Day 22

April 22, 2011 at 8:35 pm

Those who know me well, know that I sing in a contemporary “rock” choir at my church. (I say rock because we have electric accompaniment, and a few of the songs in our repertoire fall into a more rockin’ category.) Mike and I have been doing this for a couple of years. Now that Gabe is in the picture, Mike has taken some time off for me to continue doing so. Thanks, Babe! Oftentimes, my […]


March 2, 2009 at 10:14 am

Despite being raised Catholic, I’ve never consciously given up anything for Lent. (With the exception of the things they made me do for CCD.) Yeah, yeah, I know! Just add that to the litany of things I have to feel guilty about. We Catholics are good that way. Anyway, as I was sitting in Church yesterday, it occurred to me the perfect thing to “give up” this year. While I have to admit slightly selfish […]