Monthly Archives: February 2012

Leap Day

February 29 - Leap Day. Somehow "Leap" day doesn't seem the right term, shouldn't it be "Extra" day or "Catch-up" day or something like that? Leaping isn't what comes to mind for "extra" time. I did find a site that tells superstitions and traditions which was interesting (click here). I also found one with all…
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Ash Wednesday, Facebook, Lent, and Chocolate

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. I never know whether to start my Lent observance first thing in the morning or after I get the ashes on my forehead. Since our church doesn't do it until after supper it seems a bit like cheating, getting an extra day in before I give…
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Snowy Insecurities

Snow from last year . . .I was reminded this weekend that no matter how far I have come, it is easy to forget and fall back into old patterns of thinking. I was surprised to discover that the insecurities of my teenage years can be pulled up at a moment's notice.I also realized one…
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Disrespect Has a Price

I finally watched the viral YouTube post of the father who shot his daughter's laptop. I admit to mixed feelings. While I totally understand his disappointment at her very public disrespect, the cheap side of me couldn't have destroyed the property. Here's the video for your own viewing. P.S. there is language in it as…
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