Monthly Archives: February 2012

Church With A Difference

My local church congregation has sponsored a Spanish congregation. This past weekend the Spanish group celebrated their tenth anniversary as a church. They had a special service on Saturday night followed by a meal. Other Spanish congregations in the state … Continue reading

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Time of Fish Fries

Here in the St. Louis area Lent is the time of fish fries. A number of churches have them every Friday during Lent. The Catholic churches in particular have them. The menu is fairly standard although there is some variation … Continue reading

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Frustration

This is turning out to be a week of frustration. The issues are probably minor but still frustrate me. First up is downloading an updated security package for the computer. I recognize I have dial-up Internet access which might slow … Continue reading

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I Need to Google That

According to my calendar, today is Shrove Tuesday. I wonder why it is called that. It’s also called Fat Tuesday and there’s a parade in downtown St. Louis today to celebrate. So what do I know about this day? Very … Continue reading

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I Don’t Get It

Yesterday in the mail was a catalogue from a company I’ve never heard of. On the front was a big sticker stating that this was the last catalogue they’d be sending me if I didn’t order from them. It implied … Continue reading

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Sock Is Finished

As a knitting instructor at Joann’s, I must knit a sample of the various class projects. One of the classes coming up in March is knitting a sock. Well, it’s not what I really think of as a sock; it’s … Continue reading

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Time Flies

According to my blog archive, yesterday was my fourth blogiversary. Goodness, it doesn’t seem like it’s been all that long since I started writing a blog. In the beginning, I wondered if I’d find enough to say even though I … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Ponderings

About 12 or 14 years ago one of the cell phone companies came to the office where I worked. They were promoting their phones to the employees of our large firm. They had an “emergency” program which was very reasonable … Continue reading

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My Kind of Snow

Yesterday morning when I looked out, I was a little surprised to see snow. We got what I’d judge to be a half inch … and it was on the bushes, trees and grass. The streets were just wet. That’s … Continue reading

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Tidbets

I made the ham and cauliflower gratin casserole last Thursday and took it to the Home Bible study. It was moderately successful, I’d say. Of course, it was competing with some yummy spaghetti and a crockpot full of homemade vegetable … Continue reading

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