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Convent Humor

Convent Humor

One of the things we enjoy at the convent is the gentle sense of humor.  Nuns may have serious work to do, but they enjoy the antics of their goats, good jokes, and the quirks of human nature.  They share smiles easily.

Electric Fences

Electric Fences

I was in my early teens when the farmer who leased Cousin Mabel’s farm installed an electric fence between two pastures.  Cousin Mabel assured me I was not in danger of electrocution …

Sister Mary

Sister Mary

The smallest girl in the Bible School class came to the front of the church.  Her teacher knelt beside her holding a microphone, and announced that Maria would recite Psalm 23.   We held our breath, hoping at least the first few rows could hear her…

Retrospective

Retrospective

Here we are, September 2012, in Dawson Creek, British Columbia, waiting for our new fuel pump, waiting for bank transactions so we can pay for it. There we were, 15 years ago in Jasper, Alberta, with 3 grandchildren and a transmission that gave out on Friday afternoon before Canada Day on a Tuesday… Sabrina had entered adolescence with a vengeance and was taking it out on Jason in particular, but anyone else in her path.  Denise, at 10, seemed more…

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