Ash Wednesday shenanigans

On Wednesday I sneezed myself awake with a singular sneeze. I've been sleeping on the basement couch these past few days, having picked up a bug from a family member. The sneeze was super nasty--the kind of sneeze you sneeze after you've been sick for a couple of days and, at night, your sinuses are... Continue Reading →

Ash Wednesday musings

It’s Ash Wednesay, almost 10 a.m., and I want to eat something. But, I also don’t want to eat something, because I turned fourteen a few years ago now, and today is one of the days where we’re supposed to fast, and I believe fasting to be a good thing, so instead I drum my... Continue Reading →

What I Wore Wednesday

Today is Ash Wednesday, a day that marks the beginning of Lent...the period of fasting, prayer, and service leading up to the holiest of holidays--Easter. The palms from last year's Palm Sunday are burned to create this year's ashes. Later, at a mass, our foreheads are marked with the ashes in the sign of a... Continue Reading →

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