Category Archives: Special Occasion


our dear friend C was clueless that the party, given by his wife and children, was all for him. he was told that the family was taking their son’s father-in-law out to dinner who is in the country for a conference. … Continue reading

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the season of advent

i have my advent blue book from church and it is my favorite companion of late. in quietude, i sit by the christmas tree savoring every word written as i reflect and pray. pondering on the beauty of life no … Continue reading

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happy thanksgiving

thanksgiving day is tomorrow and we are having family and friends over from both far and near. hubby is preparing a dish or two.  it is very easy for him to get carried away in the kitchen as he loves to cook … Continue reading

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proud lola (grandma)

my grandson TJ and his bff, Jaden, were ring and coin bearers at my niece’s wedding.  and they did their parts splendidly. during rehearsal, the boys could not keep still.  they were just running around, playing and not listening attentively.  i … Continue reading

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happy weekend!

today is a short day at work leading to a three-day break for the labor day observance! happy weekend everyone!  

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cee’s fun foto: more than 5 items

our company outing this summer was an afternoon at the arlington park, an international horse race track located in arlington heights, a suburb of chicago.  it was a gorgeous afternoon.  my co-workers brought their families and our little one had … Continue reading

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father ervin pio

hubby and i joined our friends to witness the ordination to the priesthood of our dear friend, ervin pio caliente.  it was a joyous and solemn occasion held at the cathedral of st peter in the diocese of rockford.  fr ervin’s … Continue reading

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