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About momn3boys

I'm a 40-something mom of three sons. I'm a teacher, lover of the outdoors, and a convert to the Catholic faith. My recent love of running and geocaching inspired me to start my blog, Ramblings of a Runner Cacher. Even though my family doesn't share my love for either of those things, we have A LOT of other things we enjoy together: movies, the beach, skiing, and Indy Car racing to name a few.

Is Spiritual Reading Boring? These books aren’t. {7QT}

I struggled for a title for this post.  I’m actually linking this to TWO of Kelly’s posts on This Ain’t the Lyceum.  The one that inspired me to compile this list is called “Spiritual Books Too Good To Put Down.”  … Continue reading

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In All Things Give Thanks

He was refusing to go to sleep. My little nephew, thirteen months old. Earlier in the day his three-year-old brother had taken a tumble and bonked the back of his head, hard. His parents immediately took him to the ER, … Continue reading

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My First Marathon: Richmond 2015

It was the best of days, it was the worst of days… Actually, just take out that “worst” part.  Even though there were times when I felt miserable, it was an amazing experience and a wonderful day. My friend Sarah … Continue reading

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Hokie Half Marathon 2015, the Race Recap; and What The Heck Does That Have To Do With Geocaching?

Never mind that it’s been over a month and a half since I ran this race. I left the house on Saturday, the 19th of September to make the 4-hour drive to Blacksburg. Okay, here’s where the really nerdy part … Continue reading

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The Last Two Months, in Seven Quick Takes; Plus, a Brief History of My Blogging Life

If you’re reading this, thank you!  Hardly anybody does.  Mostly it’s my friends who see my posts on Facebook. When I started a blog back in 2009, it was mostly so I would have a place to write down my … Continue reading

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Get Thee to Church! St. Benedict Parish, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

A few years ago I started a tradition of taking photos of the churches we visit when we travel.  Usually this involves me lugging my camera case into the church and having Ray and the boys wait for me after … Continue reading

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I Love Racing. I Hate Racing.

Death affects us all in different ways, doesn’t it?  Shock, anger, and sadness are what come to mind today.  Yesterday when I learned of the horrific murder of the two journalists on live TV, I was shocked.  WDBJ7 was the … Continue reading

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