Question of the week #2: Lent has begun, and even though I’m not a churchgoer these days, I’m still making my sacrifice – giving up buying books! It’s still a good exercise in discipline. Are you giving up something that matters to you from now until Easter? What is it?
Dispatches: Links of the Week
Book blog seeking new owner (which it
may have found by now has already found, but the concept of taking over an established blog is still thought-provoking)
The Internet may be the “meeting ground,” but “real-life” interaction is still the proving ground for friendships
Not really looking, but finding love in unexpected places (the shopping mall?); a mother-daughter love story; a love letter I could have written, but my friend April got there first (actually, she and several others were led there by Selfish Mom)
When you live in one of the few places that’s sunny and warm in mid-February – especially this year – you may feel a little guilty about enjoying it
“What’s the Word?” via Not Always Right
Me: “Sure. Do you have something in particular in mind?”
Customer: “I don’t know? Something pretty?”
Me: “Like a butterfly? A flower?”
Customer: “Oh, I don’t know. Maybe a word or something? Something that means something? Do you have a book of words and what they mean?”
Me: “You mean like…a dictionary?”
What do you have going on this weekend? We’re supposed to get more rain, which means it’s probably a good thing we were planning to stay in and do our taxes. Yay. I was invited to a party on Sunday that I’m not going to because it would mean at least four hours of driving for a three-hour event, but I will miss seeing my fellow LA Moms Bloggers!