Yesterday was Donut Day at the convent. Also known as Shrove Tuesday. Not being Catholic, there are many things I missed out on as far as pre-Lenten traditions go, donuts being one of them. I’m told some people have pancakes. Reason being, it helps them get rid of oil and sugar for their Lenten fast.… Read More On donuts, fasting and the myth of willpower
You know how it is when you’ve been doing something out-of-the-ordinary for so long that you forget it’s out-of-the-ordinary? That happened to me at work last week. I was asked to write an article for our newsletter suggesting people stop using paper towels, and I asked – in all seriousness – “People still use paper… Read More Do you still use paper towels?
On a post about five or so months ago, where I told of my relocation up North, I ended by saying I got a job at a hospital near our house. Maybe you wondered why I never mentioned this job again? Or maybe you never thought about it, which is completely understandable because why would… Read More Working among nuns and radicals