Friday, May 6, 2011
Hello in there! I used to love to work 'dot to dot' puzzles, and eventually find out what the picture was. When I saw this window in Port Clyde, it took me back to evenings during Lent. I grew up Catholic and attended St. Joseph's Grammar School. During Lent, each nun-led classroom gave students an opportunity to sign out a large plastic statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary with an over sized rosary in its base for a week. Of course, this was an honor, so we all did. Our family always said the rosary, during this time of year, in the dining room on Stevens Avenue, but it was especially fun when the large rosary was present. Even though there were nights I got the giggles and found trouble, I still enjoyed fingering the large plastic beads on these evenings with our family together. What did I tell you... 'dot to dot'... started out at 1 and got to 100, and now look where I am. Spying in a window in Port Clyde on a sunny Sunday morning, and I'm transported back to a warm dining room and these special moments. Sister Ardmarabalis would be so proud!