It was a great summer at the St. Sebastian rectory. It was a full rectory. There was, of course, the two priests assigned here and my cousin, Fr. T. who is here for the summer waiting to go back to Rome for studies, three seminarians, the dog, and occasional other visitors. And then they were all just gone. The seminarians left to return to their studies and the other priests were gone for the weekend leaving me to bid a tearful farewell to all as I felt abandoned.
Offers were made to get help for me for the weekend but I was cherishing the idea of being alone with Sebastian for THREE WHOLE DAYS! I got out my list of things to do when there is nobody else around. Chores can be much for fun because there is nobody around to ask questions or give advice - or complain about what you are doing. So here is what I intended to do: