More family life family time

What it’s like having siblings in the medical field: On Sunday, in the wee hours, I caught a terrible and relentless virus. (I think? I have no other explanation.) At the sound of my dry heaving (so gross so gross so gross!) illness. Sister: What’s going on? Me: *pant pant pant* I think I’m sick.... Continue Reading →

Easter-y things. <3

Father Pio called me. ❤ And he wished me, “…many, many, life-changing, heart-expanding Easter graces." Isn’t that lovely? And, so was Easter. Surprises and friends and prayer times. The best times. My favorite thing is the Easter Vigil. And it isn’t everyone’s favorite thing, but it is my favorite thing. Because I love listening to... Continue Reading →


There are twins in my family—Paul and Christine. And whenever someone says they have twins in their family, or maybe they are a twin themselves, I always say, “Oh! I have twins, too!” But then I back-track and say, “Well, I mean, I have twin siblings.” I don’t want it to sound like I have... Continue Reading →

Family life family time

I live with my family. The direction we’re going is: in Catholic culture, we talk a lot about “community life” meaning, that life when you’re living with other people. And usually the verdict is that it’s hard and rough and requires virtue and more virtue to make it through. Maybe. But, I’m partial to that... Continue Reading →


I wore this: But, I mean, is that all that exciting? Maybe not. Instead I'll tell ya: I drove mi padre to the North American International Auto Show today. (BACK SEAT DRIVER. GET OUT MAH CAR. At one point I was like, "Tell me how to do one more thing, and I will tell you... Continue Reading →

Some Christmas Snippets

My Christmas looked like this... And then...night! Christmas! Baby Jesus! The sibs kind of decided against the Midnight Mass option...and elected for the 7:30 a.m. mass instead, all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. COUGH. I love this photo someone snapped, though: Merry Christmas, everybody!

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