Fandango’s Flashback Friday: Little Things This is something I've posted many times. LITTLE THINGS I love this quote from my Patron Saint, Therese of Lisieux, whose feast we celebrate today:"Pick up a pin for the love of God, and you may save a soul."How right, how wise! We may not be called to do great things,but we can do … Continue reading Fandango’s Flashback Friday: Little Things

Fandango’s Flashback Friday: September 24 This is a post originally published in 2011 on one of my old blogs. FRANCIE NOLAN TREES There are several "Francie Nolan" trees outside my window. Oh, that is not their official, botanical name. It is what I call them because thatis the species of tree Betty Smith used to symbolize Francie Nolan in"A Tree Grows … Continue reading Fandango’s Flashback Friday: September 24

Year-Old Post: A Special Ship

Fandango’s Flashback Friday — April 9 Is it possible to feel love for a ship that was scrapped way back in 1928? To feel that that ship is part of your family? Well, I feel that way about the first ship to bear the name Noordam. That’s the ship my maternal great-grandparents, grandmother, great-aunts and great-uncles … Continue reading Year-Old Post: A Special Ship

Post From 2010 This was originally posted on an old blog of mine in 2010; it's been reposted many times since then. The First Saint I Ever Heard Of Today is the Solemnity of St. Joseph, Husband of Mary. People love to quote the saints, but we cannot quote St. Joseph. None of his words have been … Continue reading Post From 2010

Fandango’s Flashback Friday: 2/19/21 This was originally published on one of my old blogs in 2011. Not In Any Of The Usual Ways Those of you who have been reading my blog know thatI am a Jewish convert to the Catholic Church. What youmay not know, however, is that I am also a revert. Yes,I was, for several … Continue reading Fandango’s Flashback Friday: 2/19/21