Category Archives: Slightly Frivolous

  1. Sport, and Why We Yell at It

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    May 28, 2014 by lucieromarin

    Creating a new life late in life has, in my instance, compelled me to watch hours and hours of sport. …
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  2. A Lesson, with Magic

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    May 21, 2014 by lucieromarin

    At a bus stop on Saturday, I saw a young man with his girlfriend, both of whom looked as though …
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  3. Oils, Books, Treasure

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    May 17, 2014 by lucieromarin

    Well, despite my clarion call to women to resist the temptation to fret about beauty, I found myself this morning …
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  4. The Triduum Ten, 2014

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    April 21, 2014 by lucieromarin

    The Easter Triduum is done! Here are some things to love about it: 1. Young men amassing It’s like seeing …
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  5. Piety versus Magneto

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    March 27, 2014 by lucieromarin

    The trailer for ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ looks all kinds of silly (though I’m sure I’ll see the film …
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  6. Australian Things to Like

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    January 26, 2014 by lucieromarin

    Today is Australia Day – a holiday to which I have never in my life paid any attention, other than …
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  7. Catholicism is Fruitcake. Protestantism is Banana Bread.

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    November 21, 2013 by lucieromarin

    Today’s post was to be about post-Deluge theology. Then I read this post, entitled ‘In Defense of Fruitcake,’ and I …
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  8. Ten Things that Ought to Exist

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    November 12, 2013 by lucieromarin

    1. A rest-home for the burnt-out and the broken-hearted. This has been a dream of many years for me, unfulfilled …
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  9. Children, Improved: A Letter to God

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    October 29, 2013 by lucieromarin

    Dear God, Having observed, entertained, restrained, fed, cleaned and comforted other people’s children for some time now, I have come …
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  10. The Perfect Outfit

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    September 5, 2013 by lucieromarin

    Evil! Evil! You know what arrived with my bank statement the other day? I’ll tell you – stuffed in the …
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