I’m beginning to see clearly – with a bit of “2020 vision” – some things that were not at all obvious to me in 1975.
Posts Tagged With: John the Baptist
Among the things I find utterly confounding about soccer is “stoppage time” (a.k.a. “time added on”).
After spending a little time in the backyard with our grandson the other day, I’m thinking about giving him a new nickname: “Earnest”. (Ernie, for short).
At 15 months old, he’s turning out to be quite the hard worker—perhaps more diligent than his Gramps will ever be!
‘Armageddon’ or ‘Awesome miracle’? It’s remarkable to consider how one event can be perceived in two such contradictory ways. But if my Twitter feed is any indication, this is precisely the case for the ‘transfer of power’ that occurred in the US on Friday.
There’s nothing ‘ordinary’ about the way in which Ordinary time has begun in our neck of the woods. Two waves of ice and sleet have hit the region in the past 24 hours…with a third expected overnight.
Much of ‘ordinary’ life, as a result, has slowed to a crawl: Events canceled…schools, stores and businesses closed…and streets virtually deserted, save for the passing of the occasional salt truck.
I don’t think ‘envy’ or ‘jealousy’ fuels the reaction to one of my least-favorite holiday-themed TV ads in 2016.
We (Gerri and I) spent the early afternoon helping a dear elderly auntie prepare for her second household move in 13 months’ time.