Monday, May 4, 2015

Monday Morning This and That

The wisest person could ask no more of Fate
Than to be simple, modest, brave, true,
Safe from the many, honored by the few;
To count as naught in world, or church, or state;
But inwardly in secret to be great.

James Russell Lowel
Good morning, everyone.  And a wonderful day it is.  Going up to 80 today.  Fantastic.  Friday it felt more like winter.  Actually dug my flannel pajamas out again.  They had just turned off the heat last Tuesday, and my house was freezing.

I got something the other day I just had to share with you all.  I really have no pictures of my youth, but the other day I heard from a friend on Classmates, and they sent me two pictures that they had of me. 

This was me in high school.  Have no idea what boy they were talking about.  I wasn't allowed to date.

That's me.  Second from the left in front. Hard to believe I was ever that young. 

Yesterday we celebrated my son's birthday.  Actually, his birthday was on the 26th, but he couldn't make it.  His one wish was for my lasagne.  He got his wish.  

We had a real nice day.  My youngest smelled the lasagne from Queens, and he showed up.  And my eldest brought his girl friend.  Notice I separated the word.  They are not a twosome yet, but I can hope can't I?  

The lasagne turned out great.  Two days of cooking it, it better be good.  Made the sauce on Saturday and the lasagne on Sunday.  

I've been reading two books. 
Great book.  I am reading this when I am in the house.  I cannot get it for my Kindle and can't see the print outdoors. So, when I am in the park I have been re-reading...
Love this book.  I am not a Christian Witch, but I do consider myself a Christopagan and now that I attend a Catholic Church, I understand better what the author is saying.  It's an awesome book for everyone, including those who are wrestling with their Christian and Pagan faith.  The two can be combined.

Well, that's about it for now.  Talk to you all tomorrow.  Have a good one.


  1. Love your cute high school 'do! I bet it took a lot of curlers and hairspray to get that "look" just right, eh? LOL

    And speaking of Christopagans, I just finished watching Season 3's final episode of Vikings. Oh, Ragnar!

  2. I'm not saying this in a flirtatious way, for I'm married, but I find that photo of you as being absolutely gorgeous!

  3. Wow, Mary... that is one gorgeous picture, you are a beautiful woman.

    That lasagne looks simply divine. I could go for a piece right about now. We are finishing leftovers today... whatever we can scramble in the kitchen. Time to clean out the fridge. :)

  4. Those were the days my friend, we thought they'd never end......Thanks for sharing. There were some hunks in that class picture! :0)