I woke up this morning and looked at my calendar on my phone and there was nothing there. No commitments, no place I had to be, or go. Same thing tomorrow. 2 days in a row of blessed nothing. So I stayed in my pajamas. I ate cinnamon toast, 2 cups of Ethiopean Yurgacheffe, a … Continue reading Nothing to do, nowhere to go.
Today I went and got ashes. I looked Rowena in the eye as she made the smudgy sign of the cross on my forehead, saying , "From dust you came and from dust you shall return." I am not a Christian. I lost faith in all that a long time ago, but I must confess I … Continue reading On Giving Up Fear For Lent