Author Archives: cac

Rose: Don’t mess with my Dunkin Donuts

Columbus Day weekend 2019. Betsy was down in Charleston with Mary Lou and Dolores, Kristin was away with friends, and Christian was busy with soccer so I had Rose for the weekend. I planned to take her to Mass with me on Sunday. As Saturday rolled around, and Rose and I went up to church […]

Rose: Ice Cream can help

Summer 2019 – Rose was waking up slowly from her nap as she likes to. I was sitting on the couch in her room letting her decide when she wanted to get up. I opened the blinds after a while and she saw that it was cloudy and getting dark even though it was afternoon. […]

Great moments in Electrical Engineering

Right after the new year, the St. Isidore sound system wouldn’t power on. I was able to run an extension cord from the sacristy and replug the power strips inside the equipment cabinet so that we could turn it on and off by plugging or unplugging the extension cord. I suspected this impulse relay that […]

Sr. Doretta receives the 2017 Partnership for Global Justice Award

At the luncheon, Sr. Susan McCarthy, RDC, introduced the 2017 PGJ Peace and Justice Award winner, Sr. M. Doretta Cornell, RDC, after which President of the Board Sr. Kathy Nolan, CSJ, presented the Award. After the luncheon, Sr. Doretta presented an overview of the work done by the Sis-ters of the Divine Compassion to make […]

Camp Cornell – June 2017 Solar Production

Mailbox vs Snowplows

Well the old mail box post had the mailbox mounted on a platform that was hinged so that if the snow plows pushed snow on it, the platform would just flip and let the snow flow around it. That works for, probably 10-15 years. The last snow this year was just so wet and heavy […]

Tossback Tuesday – Wedding stuff

I ran across our wedding invitations and the mass booklet.

Sometimes reality is more impressive

The tongue in cheek fantasy: The reality: a 60 ton crane and a chain saw.

Breaking the mold

A couple of weeks ago, after a few days of rain, I went out the spa room door to try to entice the cat to venture out. It was like stepping on black ice. The days of rain on the mold on the steps had turned it into a slime with a negative coefficient of […]

Pomp and Circumstance at Job Corps

Kait had her official graduation ceremony at Job Corps last Friday. link to photos