Monthly Archives: November 2006
ALMIGHTY God, who didst give such grace unto thy holy Apostle Saint Andrew, that he readily obeyed the calling of thy Son Jesus Christ, and followed him without delay; Grant unto us all, that we, being called by thy holy … Continue reading
Visited son no 3 for a coffee yesterday. He was in his usual seasonal Bah Humbug mood. To make it clear, this is to do with having seven nephews and nieces, three brothers with their partners and so forth. His … Continue reading
On the whole, Oban doesn’t do festive lights very well. Somebody somewhere has tacky taste or no budget. The only exception is the Christmas tree in Argyle Square – festooned in purple and silver this year. It looks particularly good … Continue reading
The Cloud of Unknowing tells us that the short prayer penetrates heaven. That means it is valid to yell Help!
Next year’s calendar is in use already. The disturbing thing is that all the appointments so far are medical.
Thankfully I was spared the trauma of taking Misty to the vet for a blood test. Him Behind the Wheel took her. She came home sporting a bandage on her leg. Apparently it had taken two people to hold her, … Continue reading
Seventh grandchild born yesterday – a little boy (little? He is 9lbs 8ozs!) Congratulations to Chris and Karen, and welcome to the world, Little One.
Have you forgotten about the builders? I cannot actually forget because of the decimated garden, the main door being totally out of action, and the swimming pool in the founds. However, I am assured that nothing can be done until … Continue reading
I still enjoy Monday as a day off; it is a link with my life as a minister. So now that I am retired why do I still make dental appointments for a Monday?