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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter! This post is going up following an insane weekend! Wednesday night I flew home to spend the remainder of Holy Week with my family. Of course, a snow storm in Wisconsin of all places had my 50 minute flight delayed 2.5 hours. Unfortunately, my travel complications didn’t end there. I was scheduled to…

Castle On The Hill

Bancroft Tower in Worcester, Massachusetts is not something you’d expect to see just seconds out of a city. The tiny neighborhood surrounding it is quaint and peaceful. How beautiful are all the stones on the tower!? I can’t believe how tall it is. The view from the base of the castle was expansive; I can…

Winter Break Recap

After Christmas, the remainder of my vacation felt like a total blur. Between the bomb cyclone and the weeks of single digit temperatures, I spent most of my break inside, curled up with my cats and dog.  I did make it out a few times, though, and had so much fun overall. Here are the…

Coombs Covered Bridge

I’m obsessed with covered bridges and am always on the hunt for new ones to visit. In the fall, I took a road trip to a covered bridge and some other spots in Northern Massachusetts and decided to take another this past weekend despite the 9 degree temperatures. This time, I headed up to New…

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! My holiday began on Christmas Eve when I lectored the Christmas Eve vigil mass before heading home, eating way too many cookies, and falling asleep happily in my Christmas bedding. The next morning, my parents and I woke up, in matching pajamas, to a white Christmas! The trees and ground were covered in…

Oh Christmas Tree

We finally got our tree! It’s a little short and slightly scrawny, but with lights and ornaments on, it will be perfect. Every year, we go to the same place to get our tree. Ironically, it’s not a Christmas tree farm, but a man’s backyard. We would rather find a natural looking tree with character…