about Todd FlowerdayA Roman Catholic lay person, married (since 1996), with one adopted child (since 2001). I serve in worship and spiritual life in a midwestern university parish.
about John Donaghy
John is a lay missionary since 2007 with a parish in western Honduras. Before that he served in campus ministry and social justice ministry in Iowa. His ministry blog is http://hermanojuancito.blogspot.com
He also blogs reflections on the lectionary and saints/heroes/events of the date at http://walktheway.wordpress.com
He'll be a long-term contributor here analyzing the Latin American bishops' document from their 2007 Aparecida Conference.
Vatican II pages
Melody on Sacraments During The Tri… Liam on Reconciliation Lectionary: Mat… Jim McCrea on Socks Off Anne on Sacraments During The Tri… hashtagcatholic on Triduum Fast thurifer on The Kiss of Peace FrMichael on I See No Blood Upon The M… FrMichael on Sacraments During The Tri… Devin on Bad Bishops: “Bad Pope,… Marie on The Armchair Liturgist Reminds…
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Category Archives: Pets
I like pets. My wife attributes human characteristics from time to time. I think some of it is animal instinct. With cats, I wonder if I’m the one getting house-trained. What do you make of these images? Gambit has found … Continue reading
Emerged from the home mid-afternoon yesterday to brave shopping and get a bite to eat. Upon arrival back home, the young miss was napping on the floor during Inspector Lewis and Gambit was left to wonder why we weren’t playing … Continue reading
The young miss coaching Gambit on game strategy. He doesn’t think much of the resources of this game. Who needs ore, wool, grain, lumber or bricks? Where are the mice, birds, buttermilk, catnip, and tuna? Ah! Those dice.
New pet Rosalind (named for the dark gray thirteenth moon of Uranus) entertains a guest in her apartment. We’ve had cats that have behaved like dogs. Gambit is the first to nibble hay like a rabbit. His host doesn’t seem … Continue reading
The newest family pet. My wife and daughter collect rescue animals. I get to name them. Rosalind is also one of the inner moons of Uranus. Dark gray, like the bunny. I thought that fit. She’s very soft. My wife … Continue reading
Part of my training as a pet companion is to notice when a meal is required. Gambit makes this easy for me. All I have to do is follow the string to the empty dish, you see. He does this … Continue reading
Our last pet from Missouri has been vomiting and suffering nausea. It could have been the heat. The vet thought she was a touch dehydrated yesterday. She’s been gulping down wet science diet food without incident the past twenty-four hours. … Continue reading
High in the 80′s the next few days in central Iowa. Whew! Today’s high was 93; heat index 103. The cats look dead, but they’re just resting. Every minute or two one of them twitches a tail. I had the … Continue reading
Gambit pondering his new sister in petdom. My wife says when they relax with their hind legs like that the small mammal insiders call it “happy feet.” Then, of course, we have the fecal deposits. I know I could never … Continue reading