(well, besides being from the Western Hemisphere, having special names that begin with “P”, and being baptized into the Mystical Body of Christ?) A devotion to Our Lady Undoer of Knots! Jorge Mario Bergoglio encountered the devotion in Augsburg, Germany and brought it to Argentina, where it’s become very popular. An Argentine goldsmith is planning… Continue reading Quiz: What do Pansy, Peony, and Pope Francis have in common?
I’m doing this: Why? I wish I had a deep reason, but mostly because it looks like fun. It looks like fun. OK, it started back in April or March, I was in the kitchen with my former Marine brother and my husband and I said, “have you hear of Tough Mudder?” “No.” I showed… Continue reading 15 Days From Today…
(Psst, I have to edit some more, but my husband wants to take me to breakfast. If I don’t save this now, it won’t get posted. So you get the gist, right? I know, very unprofessional since I’m getting paid to rant…no wait. Eggs over easy! ) I’ve been trying not to let people piss… Continue reading Well, Time, You Done Got Me Blogging!
…written by her brother: My Dad was a genius. He was very accomplished and highly educated with mutiple degrees. These included a BA from Brandeis in Psychology with a double major in Anthropology, a MA in Psychology from Columbia University, a PHD in Psychology from Stonybrook, and a MA in theology from St. Charles Borromeo.… Continue reading Pansy’s father: an appreciation…
Pansy’s father entered eternal life early this morning, on the Feast of the Assumption. 1973, with baby Pansy Deacon Dad, 2009
It snowed. Again. This is the third time in recent weeks that I *thought* the piles of snow were dissipating, spring would be on it’s way soon, snow days would be a thiong of the past. Yes, you know you have had it with winter when you’ve had it with snow days. The first ones… Continue reading Good Morning World!
How we made it through my husband’s affair on Salon I walked in the door of a brick building (ironically located in the same building as our marriage counselor) and began crying as soon as I gave the receptionist my name. Moments later a lovely woman at a wooden desk told me my options, explained… Continue reading So Familiar
1. I sewed 40 yarmulkes for my cousin’s wedding! OK, not all this week, but I finished the order. I learned how as I went along. I found a tutorial, but it was little more than a pattern, so there was a lot of trial and error. Here is my Ian modeling the first one.… Continue reading Pansy’s Seven Quick Takes