Tag Archives: Books

  1. 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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  2. Re-reading…

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    January 22, 2014 by lucieromarin

    Three trustworthy men told me to read some Patrick O’Brian so I began this year with ‘Mauritius Command,’ and am …
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  3. Nearly-Christmas Notes


    December 17, 2013 by lucieromarin

    It’s boiling hot outside. About half an hour ago I stepped outdoors for two seconds, and I’m still warm. In …
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  4. Oddments


    December 9, 2013 by lucieromarin

    I read this line the other day: “If any man has a mind to come my way, let him renounce …
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  5. Books for Rainy Days


    November 27, 2013 by lucieromarin

    Reading books isn’t just a matter of accessing text; all your external senses can be drawn into it, (there’s the …
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  6. Ultrasupernaturalism


    October 25, 2013 by lucieromarin

    “If I could have been certain of the reader’s goodwill, I would have called [this book] ‘ultrasupernaturalism.’ For that is …
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  7. New Old Books!


    October 15, 2013 by lucieromarin

    Last Sunday, there was a sale of used books after Mass. Unfortunately, the table was out after the early Mass, …
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  8. Seven Things I Did Not Expect

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    October 6, 2013 by lucieromarin

    1. That the lift would break down. So, you know how sometimes you approach a situation with dread, and you …
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  9. AHA! A Story About St Therese that You’ve Never Heard Before!


    October 3, 2013 by lucieromarin

    I’m serious! Today, in the old calendar, is the Feast of St Therese (and the chant for tonight’s Mass is …
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  10. How Shall We Survive the Winter?


    September 1, 2013 by lucieromarin

    First day of spring! So, I’ve been thinking about the winter, especially as it appears in two books I read …
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