Saturday, February 15, 2014
Sunday Snippets--A Catholic Carnival
Hello, and welcome to Sunday Snippets--A Catholic Carnival. We are a group of Catholic bloggers who gather weekly to share our best posts with each other. To participate, go to your blog and create a post titled Sunday Snippets--A Catholic Carnival. In it, discuss and link to your posts for the week--whether they deal with theology, Catholic living or cute Catholic kids. I'm mostly a book blogger so my posts are generally book reviews, some Catholic, some not. Make sure that post links back here. Once you publish it, come back here and leave a link below.
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Our Question of the Week: Name a favorite book and tell us what you like about it. (adapted from Chris). My answer: I don't have one.
This week has been a bit of a roller coaster with my Dad. He came home from the hospital on Monday. At first he was going to come home on hospice care, but then he decided he didn't want that. He now has 24/7 help in the house, which, as my sister says, is good and bad. It is good because he has someone watching him so we don't have to worry about him falling and laying someplace unconscious bleeding out or some such thing. He has someone on hand to make sure (to the extent possible) that he doesn't fall getting out of bed in the middle of night. On the other hand, I suspect there are things he'd do for himself if he didn't have someone there to do for him, and more activity is good for him. He has rejected PT, but has been exercising on his own. He went to daily mass Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, which is his usual routine, and he went to a church luncheon on Wednesday and my sister took him out to buy medicine on Thursday. In short, at least right now, he's not just sitting around waiting to die. We know he doesn't have a long time left, but as long as he is comfortable, we are glad to have him around.
This week I wrote about our attitudes about death. I reviewed a children't Bible storybook. I reviewed a couple of children's career books and a sweet clean romance. Finally, I offered advice to anyone thinking of starting a blog.