Category Archives: Nettie’s World

Archived posts from Nettie’s World Blog.


Father’s Day

On this Father’s Day, instead of being celebrated, Paul, our family’s patriarchal provider, protector, and pedagogue, spent the day taking turns caring for a fussy baby during church, ending mass by hauling the limp-as-a-noodle 3yo […]

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What a delight it was to celebrate our LyssLyss as she turned FIVE years old this month! This was her first year to be able to attend VBS (her birthday fell during that week!) and […]

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June Bullet Post

Here are a few bits and bobs from the last couple of weeks: Paul’s little car got totaled in a hit-and-run. We were able to replace it for a mere $1,200 with this lovely blue […]

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All Hail the Graduates

I have been slowly learning my craft as a photographer over the last several years, discovering what I like to see in a photo, learning a little about composition, learning a little about how to […]

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If I were to pick a word to describe this past couple of years, I think “challenging” would be barely adequate. It’s not just the numbers – going from five to seven to ten to […]

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There are many things in life that I can do without. Luxurious vacations, fancy clothes, me-time – I’m fine without any of that. But take away one of my Saturdays and the home falls apart. […]

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19 Years of Geneva Melody

Today, on the 100th Anniversary of Fatima, we also celebrated 19 years of Geneva Melody, our resident composer-piano/ukulele player-rapper-drummer-vocalist-music-producer-writer-comedienne.  Yeah, she’s crazy talented, low key, and awesome and we love her to bits; but more […]

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We had a pretty awesome family time for Efrain’s sixth birthday on Friday. Wait. How is this little man already SIX years old??  He is finishing his first year at SSJ Cathedral School and preparing […]

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